Joan is experienced in strategy and policy development, including planning, designing and developing protocols and procedures to assess organizational and social vulnerabilities to climate change, bridging diverse cultural, inter-personal and social issues to address policy needs, and devise workable, real-world, strategy and policy solutions
Joan also provides presentations and workshops on climate change and sustainable development issues to government, industry, academics and environmentalists. In addition, she designs and facilitates workshops that update engineering and business professionals on leading-edge developments in climate change vulnerability risk, greenhouse gas mitigation, and sustainable development.
Joan is an experienced facilitator and has the ability to bridge gaps between diverse groups of stakeholders and provide practical, workable solutions to address issues.
Joan received her MBA and B.Ed. from Queens University and her B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Toronto. Joan is also a certified Canadian Risk Management Professional (CRM).