Let Our PV Experts Unfurl Your Success

Dynamic team joins forces with EPCs, developers and asset owners to power profits

GP JOULE’s team of energy experts is based in Ontario and Alberta, Canada, with satellite offices in Nova Scotia, Canada and California, USA. From system designers and engineers to project managers and construction teams, our in-house experts with decades of experience serve as an extension of your team.

Meet our North American leadership:

David Pichard

David Pichard is the CEO of GP JOULE’s North American Business Unit. He is responsible for managing the overall operations and resources of the company and acting as a strategic partner for clients to maximize their returns and ensure an exceptional experience. He counts with 12 years of experience in the PV industry building a perfect intersection of management, R&D, contract manufacturing, and engineering.

His expertise lies in bringing together business, government, municipalities and communities to build cost-effective renewable energy projects.

In his current role, David is responsible for managing the overall operations and resources of the company and acting as a strategic partner for clients to maximize their returns and ensure an exceptional experience.

David joined GP JOULE in 2014 after holding strategic executive-level roles in the North American photovoltaic sector and actively participated in the sustainability movement through different management positions in the green building industry. Prior to it, David enjoyed a 10-year international career in the automotive industry.

Since starting with GP JOULE, he has grown the business unit by more than 200 MW of solar PV constructed or under contract across Canada and the USA.

David holds an MBA from York University and an MSc in Industrial Engineering earned in France. He speaks English, French, and Spanish.

Stephane Le Berre

Stephane Le Berre is the Senior Construction Operations Director of GP JOULE’s North America. With his 10 years of experience working in the renewable industry his expertise lies in organizing seamless construction processes and managing teams on the ground to guarantee the completion of solar projects on time and within budget. His goal is to exceed customer expectations.

In his current role, Stephane is responsible for leading and mentoring GP JOULE North America’s fast-expanding team of civil, mechanical, and electrical construction managers and coordinating all the construction stages of solar PV projects, as well as our warranty and maintenance services. As a clear and concise communicator, he always tries to understand clients’ expectations and establish mutually beneficial cooperation.

Prior to joining GP JOULE in 2020, Stephane ran his own solar PV company in France for over six years. The experience gave him unmatched expertise in building cost-effective solar PV projects and leading technical and field minded

Stephane holds a master’s degree in Business Development from the INSEEC BBA. He speaks English and French.