William is an experienced consultant in climate change impact and renewable energy project assessment. He has a Masters of Science in Geography, from the University of Guelph, where he was an integral part of the Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics Research Lab. During his masters he investigated and quantified the impacts of governance policies, agriculture, and climate change on landscape ecology. William also worked previously as an Environmental Specialist for a renewable energy consulting firm with projects across North America and Asia. In this role he was responsible for developing due-diligence reports for proposed renewable energy projects. This included conducting intensive research into local land use, species at risk, natural and cultural heritage, indigenous communities and land claims, as well as local, provincial, and federal environmental regulations. Will has also worked in integrating resource and funding networks at community and transnational scales. The process is intensive and requires a large degree of coordination to write proposals, manage network partners, and develop action plans for network solutions. William also consults as a GIS specialist and in advanced analytics and statistics, working with local government to conduct geospatial analyses. William is also currently pursuing a Masters of International Public Policy.