The Natural Capital Lab offers leaders, trailblazers and community builders an opportunity to join a collaborative platform designed to advance the integration of natural capital into decision-making. The Natural Capital Lab is an initiative for those that believe there is value to be captured by better understanding Canada’s natural capital assets.

About the Innovators

A national cohort of 30 innovators from business, government, and non-governmental sectors will collectively lead pilot projects to identify, test, and scale natural capital measurement and management. Innovators will receive support as they co-create and experiment with new models and processes aimed at improving natural capital management within three work streams: corporate, municipal and federal, provincial and territorial.

Meet our Innovators

Adrienne Lo
Head of Living Plant @ Work
World Wildlife Foundation
Andreas Link
Team Lead, Socio-Economics
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
David McInnes
President & CEO
Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute
Eric Miller
Ontario Network of Ecosystem Services
James Bornemann
Geomatics Analyst
South East Regional Service Commission
Jeff Wilson
Chief Executive Officer
Green Analytics
Jon O’Riordan
Adaptation to Climate Change Team, SFU
Kevin Rich
Head of Industry and Government Relations – Ontario
Ducks Unlimited Canada
Lara Ellis
Director of Strategic Initiatives
ALUS Canada
Marian Weber
InnoTech (Alberta Innovates)
Mark Anielski
Principal, Sustainability
Anielski Management
Michelle Brownlee
Director of Policy
Smart Prosperity Institute
Michelle Sawka
Project Manager
Green Infrastructure Ontario
Mike Puddister
Deputy CAO & Director Watershed Transformation
Credit Valley Conservation Authority
Monica Sood
Principal, Strategy, Risk and Performance Management
Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada
Nasha Spence
Environmental Accounting Manager
City of Saskatoon
Nicole Vadori
Senior Manager
TD Bank
Rob Smith
Mid Summer Analytics
Robert Siddall
Chief Financial Officer
Robyn Seetal
Robyn Troop
Senior Consultant
Roy Brooke
Municipal Natural Asset Initiative
Sara Keyes
Principal, Research, Guidance and Support Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
Sara Wilson
Principal Consultant
Natural Capital Research and Consulting
Stephanie Fox
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
Stephanie Thorne
South East Regional Service Commission
Susan Todd
Solstice Sustainability Works Inc.
Tatiana Koveshnikova
Senior Project Coordinator of Ecological Goods & Services
Credit Valley Conservation Authority
 Thomas Bowers
Senior Research & Policy Analyst
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
 Vince Deschamps
Registered Planner and Ecologist
Deschamps Consulting
Will Wistowsky
Senior Economist
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry