Alan Shapiro

Advisor, Working for Watersheds & Principal, Shapiro & Company

Alan Shapiro is an advisor for Working for Watersheds, a collaborative initiative of industry, government, Indigenous communities, and non-profit organizations working to protect and restore healthy watersheds across British Columbia. More broadly, Alan’s experience across multiple roles has focused on addressing complex water challenges, designing environmental sustainability strategies, and supporting the development of clean technology solutions. He is Principal at environmental consultancy Shapiro & Company, an instructor in the Sustainable Business program at BCIT, and a strategic advisor for Foresight Canada’s BC Net Zero Innovation Network. Alan serves on the board of development charity Water for People Canada and sustainability network Leading Change. He holds an MSc in Environmental Engineering from Columbia University and draws on a technical background in hydrogeology, environmental management, and behavioural insights.

Speaker Sessions

Capital for Conservation: Innovative Finance Models for Nature and Water (Invite-only)

  • Intersectional Track
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
Session Date
Tuesday, Feb 13 2024 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Honourable Nathan Cullen Minister of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship, Government of British Columbia
Deputy Chief Harlan Schilling Deputy Chief, Daylu Dena Council
CEO, Centre of Excellence in Economic Development
Alan Shapiro Advisor, Working for Watersheds & Principal, Shapiro & Company
Zita Botelho Director, Watersheds BC
Katherine Balpataky Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships, ALUS
Eddy Adra Chief Executive Officer, Coast Funds
Monika Freyman Vice-President, Sustainable Investing, Addenda Capital
In collaboration with