Speaker Profiles

Dr. Blair Feltmate

Dr. Blair Feltmate

Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

University of Waterloo

Blair is Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo.

Previous positions Blair has held include Vice President, Sustainable Development, Bank of Montreal; Director, Sustainable Development, OPG; and Partner, Sustainable Investment Group/YMG Capital Management. Blair has written textbooks on environmental science, banking and sustainable development. He is generally interviewed by the media 100-150 times per year.

He is involved in the creation of several national climate adaptation Standards with the National Research Council, Standards Council of Canada and the Canadian Standards Association; he is Chair of the Federal Government of Canada Expert Panel on Climate Adaptation; and he was recently asked to join the G20 Climate Sustainability Working Group, the first meetings of which will be held in Argentina next week.

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