Caren Dymond’s background includes carbon modelling, natural disturbances, ecological modelling and geomatics. She has a M.Sc. and a B.Sc. from the University of Calgary, a PhD from Bangor University and is a Professional Agrologist. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Northern BC and University of Calgary.
After finishing her masters, Caren started her career in a landscape ecology lab at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Since then, she worked for the Canadian Forest Service on various projects over eight years including forest carbon accounting. Caren joined BC in 2008 and investigates which forest management and wood product strategies are best suited to achieving the mutual goals of climate change mitigation and adaptation. Using this knowledge, she leads and collaborates on developing evidence-based policy for BC.