Jennie Moore PhD 2013

Current Work:  Director, of Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship, School of Construction and the Environment, BCIT

Dr. Jennie Moore is a two-time graduate of SCARP: a Master of Arts (1994) and a PhD (2013). She is Director of Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in the School of Construction and the Environment. In this role she created the Sustainable Energy Management Associate Certificate (2007), launched BCIT’s “Campuses as Living Laboratories of Sustainability” (2007), and helped establish the School’s first research endowment (2008).

Prior to joining BCIT, Dr. Moore worked for Metro Vancouver as the first Air Quality Planner – climate portfolio (1997-2000); Demand Side Management Planner (2001-2003); and Division Manager, Strategic Initiatives, developing the Sustainable Region Initiative and sustainability framework for regional plans (2004-2006). Dr. Moore served on the City of Vancouver’s Southeast False Creek Advisory and Stewardship Groups (1997-2004), providing input to the policy statement and official development plan for North America’s first LEED Platinum neighbourhood. Her PhD research also informed the City of Vancouver’s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan (2011).

Her work has received an award of Environmental Citizenship from the Federal Minister of Environment (1998), recognition as a Built Environment Leader by the Real Estate Foundation of BC (2013), and an award for Women in Energy from the Minerva Foundation (2014). Most recently, Dr. Moore was external reviewer for the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Living Planet Report (2014).