Truzaar Dordi is a doctoral candidate in Sustainability Management at the School of Environment, Enterprise, and Development, working under the supervision of Dr. Olaf Weber. His research examines financial system stability in the face of rapid decarbonization policies, to enhance the role of the private sector in mobilizing green financing. Specifically, he is interested in the systemic consequences of decarbonization in asset pricing and portfolio allocation strategies.
Truzaar holds a Masters in Sustainability Management from the University of Waterloo where his research examined the burgeoning fossil-fuel divestment movement. Since, Truzaar has worked on sustainable capacity building for small and medium enterprise in the Waterloo region, stakeholder simulations of infrastructure projects like Canadian pipelines, the design of a national climate finance strategy, and on flood risk management. He has sat on the executive committees of Sustainable Youth Canada, Sierra Youth, Fossil Free UW, and the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics and is the director for Waterloo Sustainable Development Group’s (WSDG) Impact Investing Division. Truzaar is the recipient of the 2018 Energy Council of Canada Energy Policy Research Fellowship, 2018 Ivey Sustainability Fellowship, and 2018/2019 Ontario Graduate Scholarship, awarded for his work on financial stability.