Pierre Iachetti has spent his 20+ year professional career working with communities, academia, governments, not-for-profits, industry, and corporations, on conserving biodiversity, adapting to and mitigating climate change, and using science, planning, and markets tools to drive social change. Pierre has led numerous multidisciplinary, transboundary teams in multi-year, multi-agency conservation projects across the Pacific Northwest. Pierre was previously part of the scientific team that created the ecological underpinnings that led to the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement and was also part of the team that created the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area Conservation Area Design. Pierre was previously the Director of Conservation Science & Planning with the BC Region of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the Conservation Director for ForestEthics Canada, and the Executive Director of the College of Applied Biology before launching his consulting company Resilience Environmental Solutions which is a social enterprise focused on sustainability and resiliency. Pierre also led the collaborative efforts to create the Haida Gwaii, Central Coast, Salish Sea, and Waterton Park Natural Area Conservation Plans. He is an expert in climate change, sustainability, and conservation. Currently, Pierre focuses on innovation and is currently working with local governments and Indigenous communities around infrastructure (primarily housing), agriculture & food security, and renewable energy. Pierre is a Professional Agrologist (PAg) and Registered Professional Planner (RPP & MCIP). His PhD research in civil engineering focuses on the interaction of Indigenous knowledge and traditional buildings, civil engineering, and high-performance buildings and renewable energy systems. Pierre currently serves on the boards of directors for the IISAAK OLAM Foundation, Habitat Acquisition Trust, and Anomura Housing Society.