Cam Brewer

www.cambrewer.ca

As a community organizer, lawyer, entrepreneur, accountant, author, and professor, Cam has the leadership it takes to bring people together to harness innovation, find collaborative solutions, and implement a progressive economic, environmental, and social justice agenda.

Under Cam’s leadership, the BC Greens will expand support across the province, attract strong candidates, and offer BC voters a practical plan for the transition to a green and just economy and society. The climate emergency, rising inequality, and stalled Indigenous reconciliation demand action. In the face of pandemics and economic uncertainty, Cam and the BC Greens can unite diverse perspectives that open up lasting opportunities while building resilience for future generations.

About Cam

For nearly 30 years, Cam has been bringing people together to create environmental, economic, and social justice solutions. He’s a community organizer, lawyer, entrepreneur, accountant, author, and professor who lives in Vancouver with his partner and daughter.

Cam ran eco-certification programs at the Silva Forest Foundation and the Canada Green Building Council, helped structure the Forest Stewardship Council, and founded the Eco-Lumber Co-op which manufactured and distributed BC sustainable wood products across North America and Europe.

He’s been a finance consultant in Germany, a canvasser and Financial Controller for Greenpeace Canada, and Chair of VanCity’s Social Enterprise Committee. He was Executive Director of Smart Growth BC, Principal of a sustainability consulting firm, and Co-Chair of the VanCity Community Foundation.

Cam clerked at the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, represented sovereign states and foreign investors in New York at the top-ranked international arbitration law firm in the world, and acted pro bono for the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University.

He currently practices environmental and Aboriginal law in Vancouver, teaches environmental law at Simon Fraser University, and is co-author of an upcoming book with Herb Hammond and Sean Markey on restoring ecosystems in cities.

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