Tony Boydell is currently Director of the School of Environment and Sustainability at Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia. He was first appointed as a professor in 1996 and subsequently served as Dean of Science, Technology and Environment. Prior to 1996, Tony had an extensive background in the public and private sectors, as a Regional Director General in Environment Canada, as consultant to the British Columbia government, and to the B.C. Round Table on Environment and Economy, and as Vice-President of J.D. Tait and Associates, involved in land and community development. His expertise includes environmental impact assessment, environmental management systems design, risk assessment, and sustainable community design and development. He has extensive experience in the management of public review processes and has worked with political leaders in federal, provincial, and local levels of government.