Alex Zakreski is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Parity, a high-growth startup using data and AI to reduce carbon emissions in multifamily buildings – the single greatest source of CO2 production in North America. In doing so, Alex works with stakeholders across the real estate ecosystem to support the adoption of Parity’s energy efficiency technology at scale. Prior to joining Parity, Alex led business development for the cleantech sector at MaRS Discovery District. As a result, she has a deep understanding of disruptive technologies along with barriers to their deployment. She has long nurtured a love for fashion and is passionate about improving the sustainability of the apparel sector through innovation.
Alex holds a MSc in International Public Policy from University College London (UCL), where her research focused on financing the low-carbon transition, and a BA (Honours) from McGill University