Chris Kennedy

Associate Director

Dr. Chris Kennedy was the inaugural Chair of the new ‘green’ Civil Engineering Department at the University of Victoria. He has worked on greenhouse gas accounting and abatement strategies for global cities, national governments and multi-national institutions, including a secondment to the OECD. 

Chris is a member of the Global Cities Institute at the University of Toronto, a member of UVic’s Institute for Integrated Energy Systems, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is a former President of the International Society for Industrial Ecology; and author of The Evolution of Great World Cities: Urban Wealth and Economic Growth.