Roy Brooke

Executive Director, Natural Assets Initiative

Roy is the Executive Director of the Natural Assets Initiative, a national not-for profit that works with local governments and others to help them understand, account for, and manage natural assets as a critical part of resilient infrastructure systems.

During the 1990s, Roy served as a political advisor to Canada’s environment minister.  He then worked for the United Nations for approximately a decade.  This included roles in the World Health Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.  During his time with the UN, he was based in Geneva, Switzerland, and later in Kigali, Rwanda, where he was UNEP’s Environment Programme Coordinator.   Roy also served as Director of Sustainability for the City of Victoria between 2011-2013.

Speaker Sessions

Valuing Nature Services: The Intangible Benefits of our Natural Capital

  • Intersectional Track
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Roy Brooke Executive Director, Natural Assets Initiative
Jeff Menard Program Manager, Natural Resources, CSA Group
Stephen McGlenn Director of Lands and Natural Resources Governance, Leq’á:mel First Nation Lands & Natural Resources Department
Mike Kennedy Founder & President, Green Analytics Corp.
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