Howie has worked on climate, environment and sustainability for fifteen years. Starting as an activist with the Sierra Youth Coalition, he has previously served as the Chair of the Lower Mainland Group and as President of the Board of Sierra Club Canada. With Environmental Studies and Environmental Management degrees from McGill and Yale, he’s previously worked in the carbon market and as a consultant for clients in the corporate, educational, international, and non profit sectors and as a communications consultant for several progressive political candidates and parties. Currently, Howie is the Canadian Digital Campaigner for Stand.earth (previously ForestEthics). Originally from Toronto, he lives in Vancouver.