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Meet the team80+ combined years of experience in local climate change action
Our staff are experienced environmental professionals with more than 80 years cumulative experience in the municipal, academic, non-profit and private sectors. We have a thorough understanding of the municipal arena and the technical knowledge required to help local governments plan, implement and achieve their sustainability objectives.
Megan is recognized by cities across Canada as an authority on municipal sustainability. She has been with ICLEI since 1999, over which time she has held many roles in strategic energy planning, climate mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity, as well as sustainability management. Megan has shared her experiences by serving on steering committees with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Canadian Standards Association, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Urban Institute and QUEST.
As Director of ICLEI Canada, Megan oversees the governance of the non-profit organization. She holds responsibility for strategic planning, partnership development, and financial systems. The favourite part of her job comes when she talks to ICLEI members; learning about how they are handling the day-to-day nature of the ongoing quest for sustainability in their community.
Megan is member of ICLEI’s global senior management team which includes the Directors of all 14 ICLEI offices from around the world. The team is a great source of inspiration and comradery, and her only wish is that they could get together more often without having to travel thousands of miles and generate excessive GHG emissions.
Ewa Jackson is a leader in the field of municipal climate adaptation and resilience. Ewa Jackson has worked with municipal governments for over 16 years in the fields of sustainability, public participation, and climate change.
In addition to managing ICLEI Canada’s operational and program activities, Ewa Jackson is project manager for many ICLEI Canada consulting activities and has worked on numerous adaptation and sustainability monitoring and evaluation projects, including those of local, national, and international scope.
Ewa Jackson’s particular field of interest is in the area of climate communications, and how effective and targeted communications can be used to move forward with the implementation of adaptive actions. She works with specialists in the field to keep officials at the forefront and responding to the advancements being made. She often speaks publicly on the state of adaptation planning across Canada and internationally.
Manager, Quebec Office
Anne-Marie Legault is the Manager of the Quebec office of ICLEI Canada. She is in charge of programs and partnership development, as well as operations. Before joining ICLEI Canada, Anne-Marie Legault was programs director at the World Federation of Science Journalists, where she steered science literacy projects in Africa and the EU for journalists.
Anne-Marie has over 18 years project management experience both internationally and in Canada. She has held various positions at the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa and at Équiterre in Montréal. She is committed to capacity building for making societies more sustainable and resilient. She holds a B.Sc in geography from Université de Montréal and a M.Sc in environmental studies at Université du Québec in Montréal.
Caitlin MacGregor Rodger
Climate and Energy Planner
As Climate and Energy Planner, Caitlin provides support to members of the Partners for Climate Protection Program and assists in managing and implementing emission inventories and local action planning projects with local governments. She also develops and delivers tools and resources for local governments to build capacity on mitigation strategies and community energy planning. Some of the most recent Community Energy and Climate Actions Plans she has worked on are with Muskoka, Barrie, Aurora, and Grey County.
Caitlin holds a Master of Climate Change from the University of Waterloo, a Master of Fine Arts from Ryerson University, and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental Science from Queen’s University. Her experience working on climate and energy and other sustainability projects includes work with an applied research institute, intergovernmental organization, and local government in Ontario. Before working in climate and energy planning, Caitlin worked in documentary media on projects with strong social and environmental themes and draws on her experience in media and communication to bring innovative ideas to her current work.
Climate Change Project Officer
As a Climate Change Project Officer, Adlar coordinates mitigation projects within the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program, supporting members on greenhouse gas emissions accounting, reporting and tracking activities. He works closely with Canadian communities to develop and provide support on GHG emission inventories, and local climate action planning. Adlar is also involved in developing resources and tools to build the climate change action planning capacity of Canadian municipalities.
Prior to working at ICLEI Canada, Adlar has had research experience within the academic, governmental, non-profit and private sectors in the areas of sustainability, land use planning, community energy planning, renewable energy business models and district energy. He has also studied best practices in Denmark at the University of Aalborg Sustainable Energy Planning and Management program as well as at the Nordic Folkecentre for Renewable Energy. Adlar holds a Master’s in Environmental Studies Planning from York University with a focus on Community Energy Planning.
Climate Change Project Officer
As Climate Change Project Officer, Hiba is coordinating both adaptation and mitigation projects within local governments part of the Building Adaptive and Resilient Communities (BARC) program and the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program. She works closely with Canadian communities throughout the climate change planning process: conducting vulnerability & risk assessments, building GHG inventories, plan development, and implementation. Hiba is also involved in the development and delivery of tools and resources to build the knowledge and capacity of stakeholders and local governments.
Prior to working at ICLEI Canada, Hiba has had experience working in the non-profit sector on various environmental issues including species at risk, ocean health, sustainability, and grassroots environmental initiatives. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and Psychology from the University of Toronto.
Climate Change Planner, British-Columbia Office
Jenny is a Climate Change Planner with ICLEI Canada’s British Columbia office in Victoria. She works with numerous Canadian municipalities participating in the Building Adaptive and Resilient Communities (BARC) Program and provides support for ICLEI Canada’s work on local climate adaptation planning, research, and implementation projects. Jenny is known for providing quality research and support in the fields of sustainability, sustainable community development, ecological restoration, and local food security. Jenny is consistently seeking new ways of applying her research and writing skills to work toward creating sustainable and cohesive communities. Through experience and education Jenny has honed her ability to apply a sustainability and systems thinking lens when developing local solutions to the impacts of climate change and sustainability issues more broadly. Jenny holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Environmental Practice and is currently completing her Master of Sciences in Environmental Practice, both from Royal Roads University.
Prior to working at ICLEI Canada, Jenny gained experience in the non-profit and private sectors, within and outside of Canada, on various sustainability issues, including land use and management, sustainable water usage, and native plant and pollinator interactions.
Climate Change Project Officer, Quebec Office
As a Climate Change project officer for the Quebec office, Sadaf is coordinating both adaptation and mitigation projects for francophone municipalities, supporting them in reinforcing their resilience and in reaching their GHG emissions reduction goals. She has a background in urban sustainability and environmental issues, with interests in inclusive ecological transitions and nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation. She has been involved in environmental and social justice non-profit organizations that advocate for marginalized communities, new migrants, youth and community well-being. Sadaf holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from McGill University and a double master’s degree in International Cooperation in Urban Development with a specialisation in Urban Planning from the Université Grenoble Alpes (France) and Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany).
Climate Change Project Officer, Quebec Office
As a Climate Change Project Officer ffor the Quebec office, Claudie is coordinating both adaptation and mitigation projects for francophone municipalities. She supports them to strengthen their resilience and achieve their GHG emission reduction goals. Claudie has experience in local planning, public participation and sustainability. She believes in the importance of sharing knowledges and supporting local initiatives to induce positive changes in communities and tackling the issues brought by climate changes
Claudie holds a B.Sc. in International studies (concentration in Development) and a Master in Urban Planning from Université de Montréal. She has worked for non-profits in public participation and BIAs, as well as companies involved in the field of carbon management and sustainability solutions. She also has been involved with professional initiatives for the sharing of knowledge and best practices in planning and sustainability, such as Relève en urbanisme and B Local Québec.
Climate Change Project Assistant, Toronto Office
As a Climate Change Project Assistant with the Toronto office, Chris provides support to various municipalities across Canada as they look to strengthen their resilience to climate change through ICLEI’s Building Adaptive and Resilient Communities (BARC) Program. Chris works closely with Canadian communities throughout the climate change planning process: conducting vulnerability & risk assessments, adaptation plan development, and implementation. He is also involved in the development and delivery of tools and resources to build the knowledge and capacity of stakeholders and local governments along the climate change adaptation spectrum. His research experience includes areas such as urban sustainability and brownfield redevelopment. His interests revolve around the intersection between land use planning and climate change.
Prior to working with ICLEI Canada, Chris has had the opportunity to work with environmental non-profits on issues ranging from food security to civic engagement. Chris holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University.
Lili works with the ICLEI Canada team focusing on general accounting and financial reporting. She is responsible for financial transaction processing, annual accounting cycles, statutory and regulatory filings, as well as reports to senior management, funders and governing bodies. Lili has the Certified General Accounting Level 4 designation, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University and a Business Accounting diploma from George Brown College. Her past work experience in the accounting field includes varied positions in both the private and public sector.
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