The Climate Risk Institute has gathered a diverse group of professionals to support current and future projects and programs.  CRI will bring together experts from different sectors and regions to support excellent products and services.

CRI Associates

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Guy Félio

Guy Félio, PhD., P.Eng., FCSCE is a civil engineer with a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. He has more than 35 years of experience in the field as a university professor, researcher, consultant and policy advisor. He focuses on finding practical, innovative, and cost-effective sustainable and resilient solutions for clients, in particular the owners and…

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Dirk Nyland

Dirk Nyland, P.Eng., IRP,  Chief Engineer, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Victoria, BC (retired). Mr. Nyland has over 45 years’ experience in transportation engineering.  Throughout his career, he has provided input and expertise on transportation issues in many roles within the Ministry of Transportation in British Columbia.   Since joining the Ministry in 1973, Mr. Nyland has…

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Joel Nodelman

Joel Nodelman is an engineering and risk management specialist with over forty years of professional practice. Over his career, Joel’s primary mission was environmental responsibility and sustainable development. He promoted these strategies in the design, operation, and management of complex engineered systems and organizational structures. He brings this focus to his consulting practice, providing clients…

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Joan Nodelman

Joan Nodelman has devoted over 40 years working for a cleaner environment.  As a management specialist, Joan promotes smooth, efficient approaches for organizing work. She believes that efficient systems save time and money, reduce operation and maintenance costs, and improve working conditions for both management and staff.  Efficiency also reduces problems in managing our infrastructure,…

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Jeff O’Driscoll

Jeff O’Driscoll, P.Eng., is a leader in assessing climate change resilience on infrastructure and held the designation of Infrastructure Resiliency Professional (IRP) from Engineers Canada. Jeff is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years experience in engineering management, project development and planning, design and construction. In 2007 Jeff was involved in the first project applying…

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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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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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