Senior Manager, Advanced Energy Centre, MaRS Discovery District


Aisha Bukhari is the Senior Manager leading the Energy Systems Practice for the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS.

Aisha is passionate about clean energy, innovation, and social justice. She spent the formative part of her career at Toronto Hydro where she worked in both engineering and business development roles. In her engineering role, she led development of smart grid solutions for the distribution grid. In her business development role, she worked on the mergers and acquisitions portfolio. Aisha is co-founder of an edtech startup, Attollo Social Enterprise. She also serves as an executive board member and director for Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE), a non-profit organization aimed at advancing the role and recognition of women in the energy sector.

Aisha holds a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto, a master’s degree in electric power engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.