Dave Sawyer

Chief Economist
Ottawa, ON

Dave Sawyer is a leading environmental economist with a twenty-seven-year track record in solving policy challenges for sustainable development in Canada and around the world. He has held positions with Environment Canada, Canada’s Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development and leading Canadian consultancies. He was Vice-President for Climate, Energy and Partnerships with the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD). He is currently a School Fellow at Carleton’s School of Public Policy and an Executive in Residence with the Smart Prosperity Institute at the University of Ottawa.