Cassie Doyle


Cassie Doyle is the CEO of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI), a coalition of UBC, SFU and Polytechnique Montréal and an independent centre of expertise in natural resource-led sustainable development. Ms Doyle has enjoyed a distinguished public service career. She served in executive leadership roles in all three levels of government in Canada, including as Canada’s deputy minister of Natural Resources (2006–2010) and as the consul general for Northern California.  Ms Doyle is a board director of the Alberta Energy Regulator and is chair of the Council of Canadian Academies’ Expert Panel on Integrated Natural Resource Management that is examining integrated approaches to natural resource management in Canada.  Born in Vancouver, Ms. Doyle holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Victoria and a MSW in Public Policy and Administration from Carleton University. She is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.