Gillian Aubie Vines, BA MSc. - Sustainability Consultant
Ms. Moran is a social geographer and planner holding a Masters degree in Cities, Space and Society from the London School of Economics, and has worked in Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico on issues of sustainability, social justice, behavior change, and inclusion in the urban environment. Gillian has significant research and project experience with government, non-governmental organizations, and academia.
Currently, a main component of her work involves designing and facilitating public stakeholder consultation processes, including conducting public meetings, focus groups and interviews that engage communities in discussions around sustainable development. She has been involved in many projects that bridge science with planning and public awareness including environmental strategic plans and State of the Environment reports, and completed a sustainability needs assessment for northern communities through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Gillian is also a lecturer in the Geography Department at Langara College, exploring contemporary urban issues and sustainability in Canada. Before joining Jacques Whitford, Gillian worked with LEAD International in London, UK, where she was involved with research and writing on the socio-political implications of water management in urban and rural areas.