Joel also works on strategy and policy development initiatives, including planning, designing and developing protocols and procedures to assess asset vulnerability to climate change, quantify greenhouse gas emissions and offsets, manage regulatory reporting obligations, and provides guidance to adoption of greenhouse gas mitigation measures and climate change adaptation
Joel is an experienced public speaker, facilitator and educator with over a decade of teaching engineering courses in sustainable development and engineering management at the University of Alberta. He also designs and presents workshops and lectures to update engineering and business professionals on leading-edge developments in climate change engineering vulnerability, risk assessment, greenhouse gas mitigation, and sustainable development.
Joel also works with provincial and federal government agencies, as well as with industry, to manage consultation processes and provide technical and strategic advice. He has a unique ability to bridge the gap between technical disciplines, decision-makers and laypeople, and is talented at gaining consensus from diverse groups of stakeholders.
Joel is a member of APEGA and received his M.Sc. (ENG) in Chemical Engineering and his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Queen’s University. Joel is a Certified Canadian Risk Management Professional with the Global Risk Management Institute.