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Nancy Olewiler

Nancy Olewiler

Vancouver, British Columbia

Nancy Olewiler is an economist and professor in the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University. Her areas of research include natural resource and environmental economics, with a focus on public policy. She co-chairs BC’s Climate Solutions Council and is a member of the mitigation expert panel of the Canadian Climate Institute. Her work has been published in academic journals, edited books, and policy papers. She has written two widely used textbooks – The Economics of Natural Resource Use and Environmental Economics. Nancy has served on the boards of directors of BC Hydro, Powertech, the Pembina Institute, and TransLink, where she was chair from 2010 to 2013. She is currently also on the boards of Technical Safety BC and Genomics BC and chair of the Macroeconomic Accounts Advisory Committee at Statistics Canada.