Dr. Nancy Olewiler, Advisory Board, ACT Co-founder

Dr. Olewiler is an economist, Director of and Professor in the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University. Her PhD is in economics from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Olewiler’s areas of research focus on public policy, including natural resource, energy, and climate policy, regulation and risk. She has published in academic journals, edited books, provided reports for governments, has written two widely used textbooks, and teaches graduate courses in policy analysis, economics, and regulation.

In addition, Dr. Olewiler has served on a number of boards of directors including BC Hydro, Powertech, and TransLink. She is currently a member of the Climate Solutions Clean Growth Council for BC, and also serves on the board of directors for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, Technical Safety BC, Genome BC, and the Pembina Institute. She chairs the Macroeconomic Accounts Advisory Committee for Statistics Canada.