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Thomas Osdoba
Acting Director
Canada Carbon Trust

Mr. Osdoba became manager of Vancouver ’s Sustainability Office in November 2004. The City of Vancouver has several sustainability programs and initiatives, including green buildings, purchasing, fleet operations, energy programs, greenhouse gas reduction programs, etc.

Prior to coming to Vancouver, Mr. Osdoba was a founding principal with E4 Partners, an environmental strategy firm focused on eco-industrial development, sustainable building design, product stewardship programs, and recycling and resource efficiency consulting.

During the 1990’s Mr. Osdoba served the state of Minnesota in several capacities, from policy analyst to a strategic manager for the Office of Environmental Assistance, and helped to create Minnesota ’s sustainable communities program. He also served as President and Treasurer for the Green Institute, and helped contribute to the development of the Phillips Eco-Enterprise Center .

Tom also has over 15 years of experience in environmental policy development, including seven years developing policy initiatives to promote and support sustainable development. He has extensive training and experience in process design and facilitation, as well as strategic planning and systems analysis. He M.A. degree in Public Administration from the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota , and a B.S. degree in Economics from St. John’s University , Collegeville.

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