Karen Tam Wu

Regional director, B.C.
Pembina Institute

Karen Tam Wu is the regional director of British Columbia at the Pembina Institute, Canada’s leading clean energy think tank. She is a member of the B.C. government’s Climate Solutions Council and co-founder and co-chair of the Catalyst Business Alliance. Previously, she worked with First Nations, communities, government and industry on important conservation initiatives in B.C.

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.” – Winnie the Pooh
FAVOURITE SPORTS TEAM: The Magnificent Seven – 1996 U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team. This team showed the world that small people can pull off mighty feats. Their tenacity and team spirit inspired the world and surely a whole generation of young gymnasts.