is an independent consultant on a range of environment and energy issues, as well as technical training. He retired in 2013 after 33 years in the Canadian government, most recently as with the Gas Turbine Laboratory of the National Research Council. He spent 16 years with Environment Canada on air pollution and GHG topics, involved with CCME industrial air emissions guidelines for Gas Turbines and for Cement Kilns, using output-based environmental standards. He also helped to develop new taxation incentives to encourage cogeneration and district energy, provided inputs to environmental assessments, and organized various industrial training functions on gas turbine systems. Prior to that Mr. Klein was with the National Energy Board for 11 years, dealing with natural gas pipeline and compressor station construction inspection and certification.
With a Mechanical Engineering degree from Carleton University, he is a former chair of the IAGT Industrial Gas Turbine Applications Committee, and the ASME Int’l Gas Turbine Institute’s Environment & Regulatory Affairs Committee.