Clarissa is a Registered Professional Planner with expertise in developing and implementing environment and climate change policy, particularly for local government. She specializes in community-scale climate adaptation and has experience with low-carbon resilience, nature-based solutions, and climate risk and vulnerability assessments. Her key skills include facilitation, stakeholder engagement, policy development, and implementation planning.
As a Climate Risk Analyst and Project Manager with Morrison Hershfield, Clarissa is responsible for project management and climate planning on a range of multi-disciplinary climate mitigation and adaptation projects. In Clarissa’s work to date, stakeholder and community engagement, environmental and community stewardship, and Indigenous consultation have been critical success factors. She is also the co-chair of the PIBC Climate Action Sub-Committee, and a Board Director of both the Stewardship Centre for BC and the Starfish Canada.