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Michelle Brownlee - Smart Prosperity Institute/University of Ottawa. Ottawa, ON, CA

Michelle Brownlee

Director, Policy | Smart Prosperity Institute/University of Ottawa

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Michelle works at the intersection of public policy, economics and the environment



Michelle Brownlee has been with Smart Prosperity Institute (previously Sustainable Prosperity) since 2013. Immediately before joining SPI, Michelle taught Economics at Mount Royal University in Calgary. Prior to that she spent over 10 years in the federal government advising senior decision makers on energy, resource and climate change policy and programs, mostly at Natural Resources Canada and the Privy Council Office. She holds a BA from Mount Allison University and an MA in Economics from Queens University. Michelle has published peer-reviewed journal articles on climate change and is a lifelong believer that individual consumer actions make a meaningful difference.

Areas of Expertise (6)

Climate Change

Environmental Economics

Green Growth

Environment & Economy

Clean Innovation

Natural Capital

Education (2)

Mount Allison University: BA, Economics 2000

Queen's University: MA, Economics 2001