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Nancy Olewiler

Nancy Olewiler

Vancouver, British Columbia

Nancy Olewiler is Director of and professor in the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of British Columbia. Her areas of research include natural resource and environmental economics, with a focus on public policy. She is a member of BC’s Climate Solutions Council and chairs the mitigation expert panel of the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices. 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.