Director, Materials Efficiency Research Group
Since 1990 Alan has worked as a facilitator and strategist for a wide range of conservation groups, Indigenous organizations, communities, progressive companies, and governments across Canada and internationally. His primary focus has been on designing and helping to implement social and environmental sustainability and leadership strategies. His work has included projects throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Nordic nations. Alan has expertise in cross sector collaboration design and facilitation, non-profit organizational resilience, ethical practices certification programs in the forestry and mining sectors, large-scale conservation strategy development, as well as various legislative reform processes in the extractive sectors. Central to his current focus is accelerating transformative strategies towards a prosperous, equitable, zero waste, low carbon future.