Dr. Christian Holz
613.241.4413 x24 (w)
Christian is the Executive Director of Climate Action Network Canada. Before joining Climate Action Network Canada in January 2012, Christian completed his PhD thesis at the University of Glasgow wherein he investigated the role of environmental organizations within the United Nations Climate Change negotiations. As part of this research he was an active participant in the political work of Climate Action Network International at these negotiations for many years, especially with regards to the carbon market mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol. This work included serving as the coordinator of the carbon markets working group of Climate Action Network International. His international experience includes teaching and researching at universities in Germany, Scotland and China and managing a social work project in Siberia. Besides his recently completed PhD, he holds degrees in Sociology (Glasgow, Scotland) and Social Work (Gera, Germany).
Coordinator (Campaigns and Communications)
855.254.6638, ext. 72
Robb is the Campaigns and Communications Coordinator at Climate Action Network Canada. Before joining CAN-Rac in September 2013, Robb gained professional experience in the ENGO, public and private sectors as well as political communications experience at the federal, provincial and municipal level. Robb holds a Masters in Public and International Affairs, where he conducted research on ecological economics with an emphasis on public finance mechanisms to curb urban sprawl. In support of his research, he presented his findings at the 2012 International Society for Ecological Economics conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in advance of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
Climate Action Network Canada is also very lucky to count a number of very dedicated volunteers, as well as some fantastic short-term staff and contract resources, on its list of people who make our world go round.
Without doubt though, the single most important contributor to Climate Action Network Canada is our membership!