Ian McVey
Project Manager, Ontario Climate Consortium
Co-director, Community Energy Knowledge and Action Partnership.

As project manager with the OCC, Ian works to build and sustain partnerships between academic researchers, policymakers in local and regional government, and civil society organizations, in order to generate and mobilize knowledge that supports the low carbon energy transition. Prior to joining the OCC in 2015, Ian held a number of research and stakeholder engagement roles related to climate and energy policy and strategy in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Ian is eager to leverage his experience and professional network to support collaboration between CEKAP’s research and practitioner networks. Ian holds a Masters in Environmental Studies (York, 2011) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Concordia, 2008).
Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, University of Guelph

The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute is an intermediary organization that both builds capacity for and does community engagement and social innovation. We work among faculty, civil society organizations, students, government, and other agencies that benefit from partnered and innovative research and other projects. The Institute operates as a strategic hub for engaged scholarship within the University of Guelph and the broader community. Established in 2009, we draw on strong traditions of community engagement and socially responsive research in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and beyond.
Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC)

The OCC is a network of academic researchers, policy-makers and practitioners collaborating to develop innovative solutions to the climate change challenge. Founded in 2011 through a partnership between York University and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the OCC membership has grown to include McMaster University, Western University, and the University of Guelph. Municipal membership includes the Region of Peel, York Region, the City of Toronto and Durham Region.