Wendy is the Director of Climate and Environment at the Vancouver Airport Authority where she is responsible for executing YVR’s Environmental Management Plan, Noise Management Plan and Roadmap to Net Zero by 2030 along with creating innovative new approaches to deliver on environmental targets.
Wendy has 25 years’ experience in the sustainability field specializing in environmental management systems on issues from energy, waste and water management to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
With a BA in Environmental Studies from Brock University and a Masters in Geography from the University of British Columbia, Wendy has worked as a climate change specialist for Environment and Climate Change Canada and for BC Hydro, was the Manager of Environmental Sustainability for Vancouver Community College and worked on the City of Vancouver’s Greenest City Action Plan.
She is the Chair of the Canadian Airports Council Environment Committee, a member of the ACI World Environment Standing Committee and the ACI North America Environment Affairs Committee. She also sits on the Board of the BC Chapter of Women in Aviation and the BC Aviation Council Climate Committee.