Paul Shorthouse

Managing Director, Circular Economy Leadership Canada (CELC)

Paul is one of Canada’s leading experts in the emerging circular economy, providing solutions and engaging leaders who are working at the intersection of business innovation, public policy, economic development, and sustainability. For over a decade, this work has placed him at the forefront of the important transition that is underway towards a greener, more prosperous, low-carbon economy.

Paul is the Managing Director of Circular Economy Leadership Canada (CELC), a network of leaders from all industries and sectors who are fostering collaboration, innovation, and knowledge exchange to accelerate the transition to a circular economy in Canada. Paul is also a Senior Director with the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) and the Canadian Alliance for Net-Zero Agri-food (CANZA), as well as the Board Chair for the Synergy Foundation and Project Zero (a circular economy accelerator program based in British Columbia).

Speaker Sessions

Scaling Circularity: Strategies for Implementing Circular Practices in Your Organization

  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Intersectional Track
  • Circular Practices and Business Models
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Paul Shorthouse Managing Director, Circular Economy Leadership Canada (CELC)
Georgia Lavender Director of Program Operations, Synergy Foundation
Craig Hodge Chair, National Zero Waste Council
Vice-Chair, Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Committee
Councilor, City of Coquitlam
Noah Topp Business Development Manager, Nexus Modular
Katrina Shum Head of Regeneration & Sustainability, Lush Cosmetics