Merran Smith

Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Clean Energy Canada

Merran Smith is a fellow at the Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue and the founder and chief innovation officer of Clean Energy Canada – a leading think tank advancing clean energy and climate solutions. She recently served two terms as co-chair of the B.C. government’s Climate Solutions Council and is a member of the Task Force for a Resilient Recovery.

NON-PROFIT CAUSE: SolarAid is a favourite non-profit. My daughter was looking for something she and her friends could do to help fight climate change!
TOUGHEST CHALLENGE: Staying optimistic in the face of climate change evidence and the persistent desire of some that we slow climate action.