Doreen Wong

Doreen Wong, B.A., B.COMM., LL.B., CRIO, PMP, SCMP (Candidate) is the Vice President and a Principal Consultant of Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM), a boutique multidisciplinary consulting firm. RGM, a proud Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE), was the recipient of WBE’s 2021 Supplier of the Year for demonstrated excellence in business growth, impact on the…

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Vincent Leys

Vincent Leys, M.Sc, P.Eng, PMP is a Halifax-based coastal engineer with consulting firm CBCL Limited. He brings over 20 years of experience helping coastal communities adapt to the growing challenges of sea level rise, flooding, eroding shorelines, wave action, or shoaling navigation channels. Vincent is involved in many climate change adaptation initiatives across Atlantic Canada.…

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Lisa Prime

The Founder and Principal of PRIME Strategy & Planning, Lisa started PRIME in 2016 to bring her wealth of experience to community planning and sustainability projects in North America. Clients benefit from Lisa’s insight, strategic thinking and broad vision. Her true value lies in her ability to bring stakeholders together, identify opportunities, and integrate environmental,…

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Peter Nimmrichter

Peter Nimmrichter, M.Eng., P.Eng., IRP, leads the Canadian Climate, Resilience & Sustainability group of Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions. Peter has over 30 years of water resource engineering experience, with a specialisation in flood risk assessment, and has focused his efforts in climate change centric projects since 2005. Peter supported the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability…

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Donna Chiarelli

Donna Chiarelli brings over 20 years experience helping to build healthy, prosperous and resilient communities. Her consulting work now focuses on strengthening decision making of local governments and the people they work with, related to asset management, environmental sustainability and climate action. She is working on multiple projects with the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (https://mnai.ca)…

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Jody Rechenmacher

Jody Rechenmacher, P.Eng., is a Community Consultant and Principal with Urban Systems Ltd. Jody works with municipalities and First Nations to lead and facilitate the development of service-focused management programs, strategies, and plans that span all types of community services. Her expertise is in navigating complex problems that require both a technical and a social lens, with an…

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Darrel J. Danyluk

Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng. FCAE, FEIC, FCSCE, FEC, is a distinguished civil engineer, strong leader, and team builder in the engineering profession nationally and internationally. He has led organizations and businesses at the highest level always striving for technical excellence by creating respectful and nurturing environments. Darrel Danyluk graduated from the University of Manitoba with a…

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Stephanie Austin

Stephanie Austin has worked on climate change adaptation since 2014 with diverse experiences in climate services, capacity building, research, adaptation policy analysis, public health and infrastructure. She is currently an independent consultant, engaging with organizations including UNDP, GIZ and NIRAS-IP on training, e-learning, climate-proofing infrastructure, resilience in the Asia-Pacific region, locally-led adaptation, and adaptation in…

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Norman Shippee

Norman Shippee, Ph.D., is the Canadian Technical Lead for Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation and Senior Climate Scientist at Stantec Consulting, based in Ottawa, Ontario. He is a Climatologist with extensive research and climate risk assessment experience. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Victoria and was a postdoctoral research associate at the Pacific…

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Elvis Asong

Dr. Asong has over 15 years of experience in providing targeted climate service analyses for critical planning efforts, such as for infrastructure design, energy, water management, oil and gas, forestry, and agricultural and recreational industry strategic planning. He is at his best setting the practical climate science vision and strategy while helping agencies ranging in…

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