Mark Zacharias is Clean Energy Canada’s executive director, working on the nexus between the economy and the environment. Before joining Clean Energy Canada, Mark spent 25 years with the British Columbia public service, where he most recently served as deputy minister of environment and climate change strategy. He is also a visiting professor at Simon Fraser University’s School of Public Policy with a specialization in climate and marine policy. Mark has a PhD in zoology from the University of Guelph. He holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, and the University of Victoria’s department of geography.