Keane Gruending

Keane Gruending is responsible for Carbon Talks and Renewable Cities’ communications activities and undertakes stakeholder and government relations.

With nearly a decade of experience working on clean transportation and energy in the NGO, social enterprise, and private sectors, Keane is passionate about advocating for better climate policies and sustainable communities.

He has been with the SFU Centre for Dialogue since 2013 and has contributed to the Carbon Talks, Moving in a Livable Region, and Moving in Metro programs as a communications manager and dialogue convenor.

Prior to arriving at the Centre, Keane managed the Victoria Car Share through a period of rapid growth, helping to mainstream it as a major piece of the City of Victoria’s transportation system. Other stops include the United Nations Environment Programme and University of Saskatchewan’s Office of Sustainability.

Keane holds a M.Sc. in Environment and International Development from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom and has a further background in business and marketing.

Keane is an avid cyclist and enjoys traveling, sports, and the outdoors.

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