Energy Advantage is an Energy and Sustainability Data Management company.

We get results through the combination of our ESG data & disclosure management expertise, a time-tested systematic route and ESG digital hub actio to ensure our clients have available high quality and comprehensive ESG information at their fingertips to help drive their decarbonization program strategy for superior results.

Our team of experts leads the life-cycle effort to ensure an optimal data foundation is in place. Whether it’s GHG emissions reporting, management of utility costs and commodity risks, achieving certifications such as CDP, GRESB, Energy Star or meeting 3rd party disclosure verification compliance standards or developing your ESG Disclosure strategy we can help – our passion is to help clients execute their ESG goals for best results.

For commercial end-users who are looking to start, expand, or support their ESG program data management requirements efficiently with a greater material impact our focus is to enable a trusted ‘disclosure grade’ ESG dataset and processes from all the relevant sources which generate cost and GHG emissions reduction and other key benefits for our clients.  

Our Values


We act with honesty, integrity, and thoroughness. Climate change is a priority in all that we do.

Passion for Progress

We have an uncompromising focus on impact and excellence. Progress is about more than just economics.


No one has all the answers, we need collaborators, not competitors, to drive optimal outcomes.

Creative Leadership

We bring curiosity to all our interactions. We inspire growth and innovation through learning and bold action.

Our Leadership

Brian Plumb

Brian Plumb


Brian is the leader of our Energy Advantage team. He is accountable to our stakeholders, staff, and clients, and responsible for our overall reputation, evolution of our business, team development, solution partnerships, and customer relationships. With a diverse set of experience within the energy & sustainability, and information management services industries he brings a passion for action, results and trusted relationships to our clients and team alike.

Victoria Sokolyk

Victoria Sokolyk

Vice-President, Service & Solution Operations

Victoria leads the overall delivery of our energy and sustainability data management service and solution offerings. Responsible for service quality and client satisfaction, Victoria brings to this key leadership role an in-depth energy and sustainability data management expertise, ‘hands-on’ experience across multiple industry sectors in the delivery of utility data management and analysis services, risk management, complex project management, and a passion for service excellence. Victoria holds a bachelor’s degree in International Economics complemented with professional development training in climate change, energy management and Six Sigma process management. Victoria’s versatile background, industry expertise and sensitivity to societal issues guide our diverse service team as we continue to evolve our energy and sustainability data management solution offerings.

Maria Contreras

Vice-President, Sustainability Solutions

With over a decade of experience in ESG and sustainability consulting, Maria is Energy Advantage’s VP of Sustainability Solutions & Integration. Maria has helped our diverse clientele improve their bottom line by developing and implementing energy and sustainability programs aligned with their business strategies. In Addition, as part of her leading role in sustainability programs for Fortune 500 companies and others, Maria has assisted with submissions to numerous reporting frameworks (i.e., CDP, GRESB, SDG, GRI, TCFD, etc.). Maria holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies, an M.Sc. in Sustainable Environmental Development & Management and recently completed a diploma in Circular Economy & Sustainability Strategies at Cambridge.

Chris Hanlon

Senior Director, Commodity & Risk Management

Chris has over 35 years of working across a spectrum of subject matter areas and management roles within the energy utility, supply, risk management, efficiency, and environmental disciplines. A consummate energy management professional, he leads the delivery of Energy Advantage’s Commodity Management and Risk Management Advisory Service. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and multiple executive management certificates in leadership, management, marketing and safety management.