Analyst, Infrastructure Risk and Resilience

CRI IS HIRING for the position of Analyst, Infrastructure Risk and Resilience  MAKE A DIFFERENCE! This position will help CRI lead exciting, innovative municipal, provincial, national, and even international efforts to advance the practice of climate and engineering/infrastructure vulnerability and risk assessment, and resiliency planning. CRI activities in this area currently include:  The successful candidate…

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Climate Services Methods and Tools for Agriculture Training for Cameroon

Working session in Cameroon

Together with Canada’s Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) Expert Deployment Mechanism, Alinea International, CRI and Climalogik worked collaboratively with Cameroon’s National Observatory on Climate Change (ONACC) to deliver the Climate Services Methods and Tools for Agriculture Training Course to strengthen the technical capacity of ONACC to conduct climate modelling. The purpose of this training is to…

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Erik Sparling, B.A.(Sc), M.A

Erik was among the three Founding Directors prior to joining CRI in his current role as Vice President.  He has 15 years’ experience providing and overseeing delivery of research, analysis, training, and decision-support services for the management of climate-related risks across various infrastructure and natural resource sectors. He has delivered these services as Policy Advisor at the…

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Al Douglas, B.Sc. (Chemistry), Chartered Chemist (Ontario), MBA

Al Douglas was among the three Founding Directors. He is the President of the Climate Risk Institute. Since 2002 he has been developing and delivering adaptation resources to domestic and international decision-makers. Al played leading roles in two regional vulnerability assessments in Ontario and co-authored an ecosystems vulnerability assessment guidebook for Ontario. He has contributed…

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Harris Switzman, P. Geo., MASc., ENV SP

Harris Switzman is a professional geoscientist with a masters in hydroclimatology and a graduate diploma in environment, water and health. He is currently the General Manager of Environment and Sustainability for the Calgary Airport Authority and is a Envision Sustainability Professional. He has been involved in climate risk management since 2010 with a variety of…

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Bronwyn Hancock, PhD.

Dr. Bronwyn Hancock is the Vice-Provost, Academic & Research for Yukon University. She leads the research portfolio at Yukon University, Canada’s first university north of sixty, where growth in research leadership across the university is an integral part of the university’s strategic plan. Dr. Hancock is passionate about ensuring that Yukon University is a place…

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Paul J Payette Ph.D., MBA

Paul J Payette PhD MBA, A/Director of Business Development, Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre, National Research Centre, National Research Council of Canada. Dr. Payette is the acting Director of Business Development, Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre at the National Research Council of Canada. He has more than 20 years of combined experience and training in…

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Mark Redwood

Mark has 25 years of experience working in water resource management, consulting, business development and executive leadership. His areas of focus are climate change, water resource management, agriculture, and pastoralism in the international development context. Mark currently consults for the Indonesian-Australian Partnership for Infrastructure (KIAT) programme supporting water utilities in the development of their climate…

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Building Skills for Climate Change: Low-Carbon Buildings Training Curriculum Team

Meet the Curriculum Team! CRI has brought together a diverse team to build the curriculum for the Low-Carbon Buildings Training Program. Jenessa Doherty, Climate Risk Institute Jenessa is a senior project manager at the Climate Risk Institute. Jenessa is a motivated environmental advocate who holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies, Graduate degrees in both…

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PIEVC Webinar: Leveraging information from climate scenarios for robust infrastructure planning

Presenter: Trevor Murdock, Manager of Data and Products at Canadian Centre for Climate Services This webinar addressed the common question that comes up during risk assessments: “which climate change scenario should I pick?”. A brief refresher on climate change scenarios in use on climate change data portals was followed by an overview of the current…

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