Mumtaz Derya Tarhan

Derya Tarhan is a PhD Candidate in Adult Education and Community Development at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. His research interests include co-operative economics, co-operatives in the energy sector, critical theory, transformative learning, and community development.

Derya is also the Project Co-ordinator for the People, Power, Planet (PPP) Partnership, a SHHRC-funded research initiative to assess, document and share experiences of community energy development across Canada and beyond. He also founded and is currently managing The Community Power Report, a global resource hub for community-owned renewable energy initiatives.