Who is Sunroof Solar?

Sunroof Solar is one of Saskatchewan’s most recognized solar energy companies and a Licensed Electrical Contractor. We make clean energy available to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations at a lower cost than they pay for energy generated by burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas, and through as simple of a process as possible.

Meet the Team

We have a talented team of business professionals, engineers, and industry experts to tackle all solar needs. Click on a team member to read their bio.

Alan Simpson

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to co-founding Sunroof Solar, Mr. Simpson co-founded and was president and CEO of StorageVault Canada Inc., a publically traded company on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Simpson currently serves as Executive Vice Chair of the Board.

Before StorageVault, Mr. Simpson founded Hospitality Network Canada Inc. He was president and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation before commencing his role as Chair of the Board in 2011.

Mr. Simpson co-invented a Private Telephone Management System used by Hospitality Network; with patents granted in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Mr. Simpson holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Economics from Edinburgh Business School, and a Certificate in Photovoltaic Solar Design and Installation from the Solar Living Institute, a registered exam provider of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners.

Glenn Fradette

President and Chief Financial Officer

Glenn has dedicated much of his career to managing the financial health of new and growing Saskatchewan based companies. From 1980 through 1998, Glenn was the Corporate Accountant for Partner Technologies Inc., a manufacturer and exporter of electrical transformers.

From 1999 through 2005, Glenn served as Chief Financial Officer of Hospitality Network Canada Inc., a Saskatchewan Crown Corp. subsidiary of SaskTel, which provided patient entertainment services to hospitals across Canada. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hospitality Network Canada Inc..

Prior to co-founding Sunroof Solar, Glenn was the Chief Financial Officer and Director of StorageVault Canada Inc., a publically traded company providing products and services in the self-storage and portable storage industry, holding this role from 2006 to 2015.

Glenn earned his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1987 and his CPA (Chartered Accountant) designation in 1990.

Dwayne Anderson

Vice President Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Mr. Anderson founded Anderson Law Firm Prof. Corp. in 2000, which specializes primarily in tax planning and corporate reorganizations.

Dwayne is a co-founder of Sunroof Solar and has been involved as an entrepreneur, investor and legal advisor in the energy sector, while also acting as a director and officer of several companies, limited partnerships and joint ventures.

Mr. Anderson received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1985 (Honors) and Bachelor of Law degree in 1990.

Mitch Simpson

Associate Vice President Sales and Social Media

Mitch is a co-founder of Sunroof Solar and most recently served a two-year term as Vice President of Finance and Operations for the University of Regina Student’s Union. Mitch has worked as an intern at Manifesto Sports Management in Calgary and is also an inaugural member of the McMorris and McMorris Charitable Foundation.

Mitch holds a Certificate in Advanced Photovoltaic Marketing and Sales from the Solar Living Institute, a registered exam provider of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners and is currently completing a Bachelor degree in Business Administration at the University of Regina.

Lindsey Sawatsky

General Manager

Prior to joining Sunroof Solar Mrs. Sawatsky was Manager of Administration with StorageVault Canada Inc., a publically traded company headquartered in Regina.

Mrs. Sawatsky holds a BSc degree and a BA Honors degree both from the University of Regina, as well as Certificates in both Photovoltaic Solar Design and Installation and Photovoltaic Sales from the Solar Living Institute, a registered exam provider of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners.

Khurram Iftikhar

Solar System Designer

Khurram holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Hamdard and is completing his Masters in Electronic Engineering at the University of Regina. He has a Certificate in Photovoltaic Solar Design and Installation from the Solar Living Institute, a registered exam provider of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners.

Colleen Silzer

Lead Installer/Electrician

Colleen joined Sunroof Solar in May of 2016 as the Lead Installer/Journeyperson Electrician.  Colleen has 13 years of experience in the Construction/Electrical industry.  Colleen also has a certificate in Photovoltaic Solar Design and Installation from the Canadian Solar Institute.

Great for the Bottom Line,

Great for the Planet.

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