Mr. Larocque is the Practice Group Leader for HDR’s Sustainable Return on Investment (SROI) process, which emphasizes environmental and social benefits such as reduced emissions and improved health and safety. He has well over a decade of experience in applied finance and economics in both the private and public sectors, complemented with an MBA Finance. Throughout his career he has excelled in a wide variety of disciplines most notably: cost-benefit analysis, business case analysis and cost risk analysis. As the lead developer for SROI, Stephane has successfully managed teams performing studies for clients throughout North America including: the Department of Defence, Johns Hopkins University, BSNF and UP Railroads, the City of Boston and the State of California. Mr. Larocque is also a seasoned public presenter, presenting SROI at conferences for groups such as the Green Building Council, Practice Green Health, New Partners for Smart Growth and the American Planning Association as well as guest lecturing at both Columbia & Harvard.