Peter Moonen

National Sustainability Manger, Canadian Wood Council

Peter has a degree in Marine Biology and Zoology from UBC and has used that as a technical communications specialist to expand awareness and understanding of wood and the forest sector. He has more than 30 years experience dealing with regulatory, environmental, sustainability and operational issues.

He is National Sustainability Manager for the Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing manufacturers of Canadian wood products used in construction and which provides technical support to build a strong wood culture in Canada through education, training and awareness.

He regularly presents on achieving greater sustainability and the appropriate use of wood in Asia, Europe and throughout North America to design professionals, educators, policy makers and building officials.  His work supports various industry associations, export marketing groups and both provincial and federal government departments including support of Canada’s Corps of Trade Commissioners and overseas marketing groups in their work to sell Canadian products and services and opportunities for investment in the sector.

He was an organizer and session facilitator at the UN Committee on Forests and Forest Industry and is both a contributor and editor specializing in wood and the green economy for the Forest Products Annual Market Review published by the UNECE Forestry and Timber section.

He presented on behalf of Natural Resources Canada at the Low Emissions Solutions Conference at COP 22 in Marrakech in November 2016.

He lives in Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast of BC.
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