Jenessa Doherty, MES, BED, BPHE

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Jenessa is a Senior Project Manager with the Climate Risk Institute. A passionate and motivated climate change champion, Jenessa holds a master’s degree in Environmental Studies from York University with graduate diplomas in Environmental Sustainability Education and Business and Sustainability. She also holds a Bachelor of Education in Science and the Environment from the University of Toronto.

Jenessa’s previous roles have included extensive collaboration with municipalities across Canada focused on education and engagement, energy efficiency and conservation, renewable energy, water, wastewater and stormwater management, and sustainable transportation and logistics. These relationships have given her a strong knowledge of municipal, provincial and federal climate policy and practice, which has complemented her work managing and supporting diverse climate change adaptation and mitigation projects.