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Lindsay Christianson

Like you, Lindsay cares deeply for Oceans, People, Animals, and the Planet. Lindsay’s mission is to collaborate with talented hearts and minds on high impact projects that stop Ocean plastic and Improve Human lives. He is an ambitious person who values building relationships, helping others with their goals and being a creative-ideas guy. As a […]

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Joel Baziuk

Joel is the acting Deputy Director for the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), a collective impact alliance started by World Animal Protection in 2015 and currently managed by Ocean Conservancy. The GGGI brings together NGOs, fishing industry, private sector, academia and governments to build evidence, define best practice and inform policy, and catalyse and replicate […]

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Catherine Bangel

Catherine Bangel has been telling Edmonton stories to local, Alberta and national audiences for over a decade. Prior to launching Bangel PR in 2012, Catherine worked as a journalist under her maiden name, Catherine Hillerud. She spent seven years working as a radio and television reporter at CBC Edmonton with stints at CBC Regina and […]

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Gracie Baker

Gracie Baker is 13 years old and like to Draw, paint and is active in Archery, Badminton, soccer, swimming and basketball. Gracie also like to be outside walking her dog and likes turtles and horses.

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Anne Auriat

Anne Auriat is currently the manager of the Edson and District Recycling Depot located in Edson. The depot services the residents of Edson, Hinton and Yellowhead County. She has been directly involved with the recycling programs in these communities for the past 25 years. In the early years of raising 4 children she found time […]

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Ruben Anderson

Ruben Anderson consults on behaviour change, sustainability and regenerative systems. Trained as a product designer, he brings the perspective of someone who has worked in the belly of the global mass-manufacturing system. While working in the City of Vancouver’s Sustainability Group and with the Planning Department, Ruben advised on future-proofed, locally resilient systems and supervised […]

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Usman Valiante

Usman is a senior policy analyst and commercial strategist with 27 years of experience in the fields of environmental science and economics, corporate and commercial strategy, public policy development, regulatory and institutional design, advocacy, negotiation, consultation and communications. Usman has provided public policy advice with specific focus on environmental regulatory design to the federal government, […]

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Andrew Stephens

Andrew Stephens is a seasoned oil and gas executive with more than 35 years of experience with Suncor Energy Inc and predecessor companies. When Andrew retired from Suncor in 2012, he was Senior Vice-President, Business Services reporting to the CEO and President. In this role, he led Suncor’s information, supply chain and field logistics services. […]

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