Greg Wilburnhas been working in the field of environmental policy at the federal level for almost twenty years. During that time he has managed the federal government’s outreach programs on climate change, has been involved in the development and implementation of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, and has managed the federal government’s strategic environmental assessment program. Greg has worked on a number of sustainable governance projects in the People’s Republic of China to build capacity for the integration of environmental factors into decision-making (including the development of China’s new environmental impact assessment law). Greg lives in Ottawa and currently works as a senior policy advisor at Environment Canada. He completed his master’s degree in environment and management at Royal Roads University, with his thesis research building on his longstanding interest in the role of political systems and governance in the achievement of sustainable development.