2017 - Emerging Leader

Emerging Leader

Joanna Kyriazis

Policy Director, Zizzo Strategy

As a lawyer, policy advisor and strategist at the first climate change consulting firm in Canada, Joanna helps public and private sector clients integrate climate change into their projects, planning and portfolios. She has also worked closely with not-for-profits and international organizations such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, developing policies and legal frameworks relating to land-use and transportation planning, resilient cities and biodiversity. Joanna recently opened Zizzo Strategy’s Vancouver office and serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of GreenPAC, a non-partisan political action effort that seeks to build environmental leadership in Canadian politics.