Nina Larsson brings 10 years of experience in renewable energy systems knowledge and biomass product design with focus on application in an arctic climate. She has established an international network of partners in boiler manufacturing and product marketing by working in France, Spain, Slovenia, Italy, Finland and Sweden. As co-founder of Energy North Corporation she introduced innovative renewable energy solutions to reduce dependency on fossil fuels, and created local training and employment opportunities. There are now more then 75 wood pellet systems installed in Norman Wells, Inuvik, Yellowknife, Fort Simpson and Hay River; and 21 NWT installers who have been certified by the MESys Ökofen factory. Nina currently works with the Government of the Northwest Territories, as the Senior Advisor, Early Childhood Development with the Department of Health and Social Services. She is a founding member of Dene Nahjo, an Indigenous Innovation Collective. Nina is Gwich’in and Swedish.