Amy Anne Lubik

Amy Anne Lubik holds a PhD in cancer research, and currently works the BC College of Family Physicians as the Social Determinants of Health and Equity Policy Analyst and Project Manager. Her former role was working for the BC Centre for Disease Control as an Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist with a particular focus on municipal resilience to climate change, with a focus on extreme heat. She is also member for the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, and the Public Health Association of BC.

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George Patrick Richard Benson

George Patrick Richard Benson works the City of New Westminster as a Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, helping with projects such as the $1.5 billion Royal Columbian Hospital expansion and planned healthtech innovation centre and the City’s planned District Energy System. Previously he worked for the Vancouver Economic Commission on green business policy. He is also a founding member and chair of the Climate Change Migrants and Refugees Project, and currently sits on the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC)’s Climate Action Task Force, the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) International Committee, and is a former board member with the American Planning Association. He has served as a delegate of Canada and a civil society representative at United Nations events, such as HABITAT III and the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development. He has lived and worked in Canada, the Philippines, and Bangladesh.


Rosie Pidcock

Rosie is a business development and marketing professional with a passion for sustainability and renewable energy. She is an eight-year veteran of Student Energy, beginning as Chair of the 2011 International Student Energy Summit (SES) and eventually supporting its expansion overseas to Norway, Indonesia and Mexico.  She also created the Changemakers Panel, a platform for outstanding SES alumni to share how they are creating change in the energy industry.Rosie was previously based in Beijing where she managed the Commercial Solar division in China for UGE (a global full service renewable energy provider) and also managed the Built Environment program for the China Greentech Initiative (now part of the Paulson Institute). Most recently she served as Market Development Manager for Intel’s cloud computing business with China’s largest Internet companies (Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu) based in Shanghai.