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Ecotrust Canada is comprised of a team of professionals skilled in a multitude of disciplines including forestry, GIS, planning, community economic development, marine resource management, eco-certifications, governance, and micro-finance.

Dylan Heerema

Senior Analyst & Researcher, Community Energy Initiative

Dylan is a policy and technical expert with a passion for resilient and sustainable communities. Originally from Calgary, a strong connection to the B.C. coast brought Dylan to Vancouver, where he has worked on energy efficiency, diesel reduction, and renewable energy initiatives for remote and Indigenous communities across Canada.

Dylan holds a M.Eng. in Clean Energy Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary. Over the past five years, he has worked extensively with governments, communities, industry and NGOs on climate and energy policy. Dylan also brings experience in the utility planning and regulatory process to the Community Energy team, which he joined in 2019.

Outside of work you can find Dylan skiing, climbing, paddling and celebrating life on beautiful, unceded Coast Salish territory.