Resume / CV
2016 - Present
International Institute for Sustainable Development
Completes research and provides guidance on a variety of topics related to sustainable development.
Secures financing and project opportunities; manages donor relations including measurement, evaluation, and reporting.
2021 - Present
Coordinator / Community Manager (Secondment)
Facilitates a large-scale collaboration between the international development community and the private finance sector aimed at driving finance to sustainable development.
Coordinates all aspects of the governance structure and manages delivery according to agreed milestones by the collaborating entities.
2017 - 2020
SDG Lab at UN Geneva
Co-Founder / Advisor (Secondment)
Established an innovation lab within the United Nations focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Worked with the Director to develop and execute the Lab's founding strategy and secure 6 years of resources.
Acted as an advisor representing the NGO viewpoint and providing expertise on innovation processes, human-centered design, and systems thinking.
2015 - 2015
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (Joint Initiative of UNEP, World Bank, OECD, GGGI)
Program Management Intern
Conducted literature reviews and research papers.
Conceptualized and led a complete user analysis.
2013 - 2015
Co-Founder / Executive Director
Co-founded and legally incorporated Student Energy as a registered charity and not-for-profit.
Conceptualized and built governance structure, ethical guidelines, mission, vision, and purpose.
Oversaw the organization’s growth plans including strategic planning, staff and volunteer management, budgeting, finances, legal obligations, risk management, and reporting
Was active in the fundraising and strategic partnership efforts of the organization; successfully securing over $4M.
Conceptualized, planned, and executed Student Energy’s various programs.
2012 - 2020
Kali Taylor Consulting Inc.
Oliver Wyman - support on sustainable development strategy for government in the Middle East (2020)
Transnational Giving Europe - facilitation of CEO retreat (2018)
UNEP Finance Initiative - facilitation of annual strategic retreat (2017/18)
Energy Futures Lab - public engagement strategy (2016)
Sustainable Development Technologies Canada (SDTC) - research paperon Canada’s environmental legacy, status and future (2016)
Tesselate - clean energy innovation database research (2015)
Integrated CO2 Network (ICO2N)
Provided grounded technical and economic analysis and supported advocacy and communications efforts related to energy industry CO2 mitigation strategies and efforts.
Aided senior staff in business development activities for the midstreamdepartment including strategic planning and goal setting, measurementand evaluation (KPIs), project management, business process planningand implementation, contract/document management, and reporting.
University of Waterloo | Faculty of Environment
Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation
University of Calgary |
Haskayne School of Business
Bachelor of Commerce
(energy management specialization)
Group Facilitation Methods
Initiatives of Change (2020)
The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration
Collective Leadership Institute (2018)
Transformative Scenario Planning
Reos Partners (2017)
2030 Agenda In Depth
Age of Sustainable Development
Columbia Earth Institute (2015)
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
B2 DELF/DALF Certified
Skills & Expertise
Process and meeting facilitation
Collaboration and community building
Social innovation and systems change
Stakeholder and youth engagement
Energy systems and policy
Climate change mitigation
Green, inclusive economy
Triple bottom line performance