Highlights from Canada’s 2011 December Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development


Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and McGill School of Environment (MSE) invite you for a presentation by:

Scott Vaughan

Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development,
Office of the Auditor General of Canada

Scott Vaughan was appointed Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development in 2008. Before joining the Office, he was Director of the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C., where he worked with countries in the hemisphere of the Americas on trans-boundary freshwater management, biodiversity, renewable energy, chemicals management, and environmental law.

Mr. Vaughan has been a Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Head of Economics and Environment at the NAFTA Environment Commission, and Counsellor at the World Trade Organization (WTO). He held a number of positions with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), including initiating and leading UNEP's Financial Initiative, Deputy Chief of the UNEP environmental economics division, and policy advisor to the then UNEP Executive Director.

In the late 1980s, he worked in the Economic and Corporate Affairs department of the Head Office of the Royal Bank.

Mr. Vaughan has post-graduate degrees from the London School of Economics, the University of Edinburgh, and Dalhousie University as well as an undergraduate degree from Mount Allison University.

For more information, please visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/events/feb-2-2012