Resume / CV

Work
Experience

2022 - Present

Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG)
Community Manager

Organizes and mobilizes a community of sustainable finance professionals.  Manages projects and initiatives that advance different dimensions of sustainable finance including gender, peace, and health.

2021 - Present

Building Bridges 
Coordinator

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.

2016 - 2021

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Policy Advisor

Completed research and provided guidance on a variety of topics related to sustainable development, the SDGs, and finance.

Secured financing and project opportunities; managed donor relations including measurement, evaluation, and reporting. 

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

Student Energy
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

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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. 
Principal

Projects: 

  • 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)

2010-2013

Integrated CO2 Network (ICO2N) 
Climate Analsyt 

Provided grounded technical and economic analysis and supported advocacy and communications efforts related to energy industry CO2 mitigation strategies and efforts. 

2007-2010

Husky Energy
Business Analsyt 

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.

Education

2013-2014

University of Waterloo | Faculty of Environment


Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation

2006-2010

University of Calgary | 
Haskayne School of Business


Bachelor of Commerce

(energy management specialization) 

Extended Education 

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

UNITAR (2016)

Age of Sustainable Development

Columbia Earth Institute (2015) 

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Covey (2014)

Languages

English​

  • Native speaker

French

  • B2 DELF/DALF Certified

Skills & Expertise

  • Process and meeting facilitation 

  • Collaboration and community building

  • Project management

  • Human-centered design

  • Social innovation and systems change

  • Stakeholder and youth engagement

  • Sustainable development

  • SDGs/2030 Agenda

  • Energy systems and policy

  • Climate change mitigation

  • Green, inclusive economy

  • Triple bottom line performance