Mr. O’Brien is the Director of Sustainable Business Solutions for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Vancouver, British Columbia.
He has been managing BC’s Land Based Investment Program over the past 8 years, working closely with government and industry.
He also works with some of Canada’s largest utility companies, advising on energy management programs, natural gas for transportation programs, and environmental management system certification.
In his current role, he leads PwC Canada’s Fund Management and Program Delivery practice, focused on building PwC’s fund management and program delivery practice within Canada and Internationally, and also promoting sustainable resource management and climate change initiatives.
Prior to joining PwC, he was involved in supporting regional land use planning processes, species at risk recovery teams, and facilitating multi-stakeholder decision making processes, publishing several peer-reviewed articles on research related to climate change and conservation of species at risk.