Sector Expert: Rupert Merer
Rupert Merer is a sustainability and clean tech research analyst and managing director at National Bank Financial (NBF). He joined NBF in 2006 after working in private industry, bringing more than 20 years of experience in this sector to his research analysis. Prior to joining NBF, Merer worked for a Canadian gas utility, where he was manager of energy technology. Merer also worked in the hydrogen technology industry in technical, financial, marketing and corporate functions. He began his career as a combustion engineer, working on gas turbine technologies. Merer was ranked No. 1 Alternative Energy analyst by Brendan Wood International in 2013 and for five of the last seven years. Merer has a BSc in Engineering Physics, an MBA from Queen's University and an MASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is a registered Professional Engineer (ON) and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
As the political and financial pressures on fossil fuels mount, investors are starting to explore the renewable energy space with an eye toward reaping its potential. Rupert Merer analyzes that growing energy sector for National Bank Financial and tells The Mining Report why betting on the future of renewables is a prudent strategy for profit growth.
"Mason Graphite's Lac Guéret graphite deposit is the best in the world."
The Mining Report Interview with Rupert Merer
"We do not know of any other formal work on process design today beside LLG's study."
Rupert Merer, National Bank Financial