Jae Mather
Environmental Science, Food System Change, Life Coaching, Planetary Health and Environmental Science, ESG
Bowen Island

I am a sustainability executive who is focused on business transformation through influencing senior leaders to move beyond theory to practical action through innovating new technologies, mindsets, and services.

For more than 20 years I have been designing and implementing renewable energy, resource efficiency and climate change strategies across the built environment, government, and NGO sectors.

Some of my career achievements:

• Senior consultant on the Low Carbon Business and Circular Economy Action (LCBA) EU funded cleantech bridge project with Canada.
• Lead the Renewable Energy Industry Association for British Columbia where I spearheaded the electrification agenda with the writing of the Electrification of British Columbia white paper. https://cleanenergybc.org/wp-content/uploads/Electrification-of-BC.-CEBC-White-Paper-Oct-2018.pdf
• Delivering beyond net-zero/carbon positive housing that is affordable, modular, and resilient.
• Improved energy efficiency in the built environment through delivering 100+ energy and carbon audits for commercial, governmental, and community clients.
• Running the first EU-funded clean-tech support program in the UK.
• Designing & Implementing Net Zero, ESG & sustainability policy, and strategy for local governments and companies such as the City of Mississauga (Can), the City of Birmingham and the University of Birmingham (UK), Heitman (USA), ARM (UK), and Footlocker (Netherlands), Legal & General (UK), Health & Care Space Newham (UK NHS), EKC Group (UK).
• Running the Sustainability Explored event series that has delivered 100+ events reaching 10K+ attendees and keynote speaker at more than 20 events a year.
• Guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia International MBA, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership program and the University of Birmingham MBA.

• IEMA Fellow
• RSA Fellow
• Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)
• GRI G4 Certified
• Registered Principal Environmental Auditor (PEA)