Sabina Russell


Principal, Zen Clean Energy Solutions

Sabina holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia, and an Executive Certificate in Strategy & Innovation from MIT Sloan.  She has over twenty years experience working in the clean energy sector spanning a range of roles from technology and product development, to product management and corporate development.

Sabina specializes in helping clients where combined technical knowledge and hands-on commercial experience are an asset. Sabina leads Zen’s project management branch, with a focus on consortium based projects deploying clean and zero emission technologies. She also enjoys working with small companies developing new cleantech products, where her extensive product development and new market development expertise help clients mature and commercialize their technology.

Prior to joining Zen, Sabina was with Ballard Power Systems where she held a range of technical and commercial roles, including Director of Product Engineering, where she led an organization of over 95 engineers and scientists.

As a mother of two daughters, Sabina thinks a lot about the legacy we leave to our children, and is passionate about playing a role in both developing and deploying technologies that will lead to a more sustainable future.