Elizabeth Atkinson is the Senior Policy Manager at the Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division at Natural Resources Canada. Since 2003 she has been helping to shape Canada’s adaptation policy and Natural Resources Canada’s adaptation programming. Elizabeth is the former Director of Strategic Partnerships with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change at the University of Waterloo, where she helped to develop a proposal for a Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) on climate adaptation.
Natalie Heldsinger is the Communications and Research Coordinator with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change at the University of Waterloo. She has a background in Communication Studies and French (BA) and Environmental Studies (MES).