Presented by Joanna Eyquem, PGeo, CWEM, CEnv, MSc – Director of Climate Programs, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation
Joanna Eyquem - PGeo, CWEM, CEnv, MSc, Director of Climate Programs - Quebec, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation Joanna is a recognised expert in Climate Adaptation, Flood and Erosion Management and River Restoration, with 20 years experience both in Canada and the UK. Joanna's focus areas at the Intact Centre include: (1) protection and restoration of natural infrastructure to mitigate climate risk, (2) mobilizing flood-resilience for homes, new and existing communities, and commercial real estate; (3) developing programs to limit risk of extreme heat; (4) promoting programs to limit wildfire risk; and (5) incorporating climate risk into institutional investing, credit rating assessments and securities disclosure. Prior to joining the Intact Centre, Joanna was the National Lead for Climate Change at AECOM, building on previous roles at Parish Geomorphic Ltd (now Matrix Solutions), Royal Haskoning DHV and Jacobs Engineering. Joanna holds an MSc in Environmental Technology (Water Option) from Imperial College London and a BSc in Geography (Earth Sciences) from the University of Exeter, UK. She is a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.), Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (CWEM) and Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv.). She has been based in Montreal since 2009 and is fully bilingual (English and French).