Welcome to Harbourgreene Consulting Inc.

We are an energy and environmental consulting practice that values smart design, continuous improvement and waste reduction and applies these values to everyday management and resource challenges. At Harbourgreene Consulting Inc. we use a distinctive combination of engineering analysis and management consulting principles to deliver effective and innovative solutions. Our engaging and collaborative approach to strategic management and program design and analysis results in positive gains in profit, time, engagement and results for our clients.

 

“The thing is, continuity of strategic direction and continuous improvement in how you do things are absolutely consistent with each other. In fact, they’re mutually reinforcing.”

— Michael Porter

Christine Gustafson, P.Eng.

Ms. Gustafson is the principal consultant at Harbourgreene Consulting Inc. She has 15 years of experience as an energy management consultant and utility professional. She is an experienced project manager who possesses strong leadership, organization and communication skills. She excels at strategy and business case development with stakeholder facilitation. Ms. Gustafson has worked effectively with teams and subject matter experts to deliver potential studies, develop and manage standards and policy, facilitate the development of strategic plans, manage stakeholder advisory committees, and prepare and support regulatory applications. Ms. Gustafson’s experience is grounded technical experience; developing conservation programs, conducting energy audits and designing energy efficient systems for commercial buildings.

Ms. Gustafson holds a Master of Business Administration in Executive Management: Leadership Specialization and a Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering. She is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Ms. Gustafson believes strongly in continued professional development and community volunteer work. For more details on Ms. Gustafson’s professional profile please visit her LinkedIn page or reach out directly: christine@harbourgreene.ca.

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Strategy and Management Consulting

 

Focus. Clarity. Buy-in.

  • Strategy Building and Planning
  • Business Performance Review and Optimization
  • Stakeholder Engagement Strategy and Facilitation
  • Strategic Resource Management Planning and Execution
  • Development of Corporate Governance
  • Regulatory Support

Program and Policy Design and Analysis

 

Engagement with Impact. 

  • Discussion Papers
  • Market Characterization
  • Program Design
  • Business Case Development
  • Implementation Planning
  • Communication Strategy and Planning
  • Program Management
  • Program Analysis and Optimization

Executive Coaching

Mind/Space Organization.

  • Organized and Systems Thinking
  • Facilitated Decision Making
  • Purposeful Conversations
  • Effective Meetings
  • Concept Visualization

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”

- Winston Churchill


Clients

 

Recommendations

Some nice words from some nice folks.

 
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Michaela Martin, PE, Vice-President, Central Region Lead, Commercial Energy, ICF International

“Christine has that rare combination of skills/expertise in engineering, senior management and professional communications which allows her to tackle tough challenges with success. I had the opportunity to work with her on one of the most challenging projects of my career and can attribute a majority of our success to her positive attitude and drive to deliver a high-quality product for our client. It has been a pleasure to work with Christine, I consider her to be a top-notch manager and technical leader.”


Lisa Coltart, Chief Financial Officer at Vancity (former Director of BC Hydro Power Smart)

“Christine has very broad skills and has successfully leveraged her technical expertise into strategy development and planning. She has demonstrated values based leadership and a strong commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability. Christine is smart, articulate, delivers results and is a pleasure to work with.”

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Paul Willis, P. Eng., CMVP, Principal at Surplus Energy Match Inc. (former Owner and Principal of Willis Energy Services

“Christine was the Project Manager for a large, complex Conservation Potential project in which I was responsible for providing input with respect to the Industrial sector. There were a number of consulting firms involved and many BC Hydro internal groups. Christine struck an excellent balance between maintaining tight timelines and budgets while striving to produce a quality project. The end result was study that provided the key background and justification for one of the best energy efficiency programs in the North American utility sector.”

Christine Gustafson, P.Eng

Email. christine@harbourgreene.ca
Phone. 604.655.9232