Linda Hannah serves as Regional Vice-President of the Nature Conservancy of Canada in British Columbia. She began her career as an interpreter for Parks Canada in Yoho National Park. She went on to spend more than two decades in the provincial governments of Alberta and British Columbia, assuming increasingly senior responsibilities related to sustainability and environmental management. She served as Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for BC Fisheries and worked in the Premier’s Office as the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the implementation of the Nisga’a Treaty. Ms. Hannah has worked as Executive Director of large non-profit organizations. She has served on several boards in the public, private and non-profit sectors. She was previously an elected member of the Senate at the University of Victoria and was a Member of the BC Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy. Until recently she held the Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance at the University of Guelph. In addition, she has consulted widely in the private sector. Ms. Hannah holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta, as well as an Master of Arts and a PhD from the University of Victoria.