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Karen Tam Wu

Karen Tam Wu is director of the Pembina Institute's Buildings and Urban Solutions program. She works with provincial and municipal governments and industry professionals to create strong policy to improve and increase energy efficiency in B.C.’s buildings.

Prior to joining the Pembina Institute, Karen worked with First Nations, communities, government and industry on important conservation initiatives in B.C., including successfully shelving a proposal to develop coalbed methane in B.C.’s Sacred Headwaters, and implementing ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest. Karen also worked with forest companies worldwide for over a decade developing and implementing sustainable forest management systems.

Karen is a registered professional forester in B.C. and has a bachelor of science in natural resources conservation from the University of British Columbia.

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