Lisa DeMarco is a Senior Partner and the CEO at Resilient LLP. She is called to the bar in Canada and
England and is recognized as a global expert in climate and energy law. Lisa has over 25 years of
experience in all aspects of climate change and clean energy law. She assists financial institutions, energy
companies, innovators, governments, non-governmental organizations and Indigenous business
organizations on domestic and overseas renewable power and energy transition projects, as well as sustainable and climate finance transactions. Her assistance also covers carbon dioxide removals, carbon capture use and storage, climate-related financial disclosure, corporate climate strategy, environmental and social governance (ESG), green bonds, net-zero target setting and pathways, the Paris Agreement, carbon trading (domestic, international, voluntary, and compliance), climate-related compliance and litigation, and sustainable business strategy. She represents several governments and leading energy companies in a wide variety of international dispute resolution proceedings, and natural gas, power, pipeline and energy storage matters before the Ontario Energy Board and the Canadian Energy Regulator.
Lisa is the current Chair of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), a director of the boards of Blue Dot Carbon Corp., the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS, and Planetary Technologies, and a member of the Climate Economy Strategic Council. Lisa is ranked by Chambers Global as one of the world’s leading climate change lawyers and regularly attends on the United Nations climate
Lisa has a Bachelor of Science (Hon.) in Human and Environmental Biology (Western University), a Master of Science in Environmental Toxicology (University of Toronto), a Bachelor of Laws (Osgoode Hall), and a Master of Studies in International Environmental Law, summa cum laude (Vermont Law School).