Specialization: Climate adaptation, integrated adaptation and mitigation approaches, integration of climate change into policy and professional standards
Experience: Deborah is an international subject matter expert on climate change adaptation and integrated climate approaches. She sits on the Expert Adaptation Panel of the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices and contributes to numerous initiatives spearheading climate action across professional sectors in Canada.
Fun Fact: Deborah co-founded the first national climate change think tank – ACT (the Adaptation to Climate Change Team) at Simon Fraser University. She was Executive Director for 15 years.