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Co-Founder and Executive Director, One Earth and Board Member, National Zero Waste Councilhttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Vanessa TimmerCo-Founder and Executive Director, One Earth and Board Member, National Zero Waste Council<div class="ExternalClass48139185FAB048988BD00140203588AF"><p>​Vanessa Timmer is the Executive Director of One Earth, a Vancouver‐based “think and do tank” focused on sustainable consumption and production. One Earth is curating the New Economies theme of Cities for People, initiated by The J. W. McConnell Family Foundation – a Canada‐wide experiment in advancing a movement to create more resilient and livable cities through innovation networks. Vanessa is also an Associate with the Sustainability Science Program at Harvard University focused on innovation and holds a Doctorate in environmental studies with<br>degrees from Queen’s University, Oxford University and UBC. She teaches sustainability and systems thinking, and co‐hosts the television show, The Sustainable Region. <br>In 2013, Vanessa was named one of Business in Vancouver’s Top Forty under 40. One Earth is one of the founders of the National Industrial Symbiosis Program – Canada and is also co‐leading a global campaign to create positive and compelling visions of life in sustainable futures.</p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos/vanessatimmer.jpg, http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos/vanessatimmer.jpgGP0|#6cd5c79b-afb2-4a78-8191-9e3028dadacc;L0|#06cd5c79b-afb2-4a78-8191-9e3028dadacc|Vanessa Timmer;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#a957a61d-489a-4511-b008-3b138e771d18