Bob Oliver is the Executive Director at Pollution Probe in Toronto. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Carleton University, and brings fifteen years of experience managing industrial projects and developing strategies for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
Bob was most recently the Director of Pollution Probe’s Transportation Programme, supporting the development of policies and programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation activity in Canada. In addition, Bob was instrumental in building a collaborative partnership between the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) and Pollution Probe to promote “eco-mobility” – a plan to reduce automobile emissions that views the driver, the vehicle and the road as part of an integrated system.
Before joining Pollution Probe, Bob worked at Marbek Resource Consultants in Ottawa, focusing on environment and energy management program development for government and industry clients. He has also worked at Cintas Corporation, increasing the energy efficiency and productivity levels of production plants in Canada and the U.S. through improved operations logistics, equipment modernization and programs to conserve water and energy.