Jobs in the Sustainable Blue Economy

Learn more about the available jobs in the sustainable blue economy and the skills required for them.

Speaker: Darren Gresch
Senior Research Associate, Innovation and Technology, Conference Board of Canada

Darren Gresch joined The Conference Board of Canada in January 2017. During his time at the Board, Darren has worked on various innovation-related topics, including direct funding programs, performance benchmarking, commercialization, and procurement. His most recent research topics include understanding the business capabilities required to turn innovation-related inputs (e.g., new technologies) into outputs (e.g., higher revenues) and future skills for the Canadian labour force. Darren earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honours from Queen’s University and Master of Arts in Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa.
Speaker: Geni Peters
Director of Research, ECO Canada

Geni Peters is an economist with a Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University. As Director of Research at ECO Canada, she is responsible for managing, executing, and delivering environmental labour market information and national occupational standards projects, working with an army of professionals comprised of staff, consultants, strategic advisors, and subject matter experts. Before joining ECO Canada, Geni applied her knowledge and skills in a wide range of roles and industries. She worked as a lecturer for 14 years, teaching a wide range of economics courses and supervising student research projects at UC San Diego and Penn State University. More recently, she managed labour market research initiatives, including economic modelling and reporting at PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada (formerly the Petroleum Human Resources Council) and conducted economic research and analysis at Brown Economic Consulting.

The webinar begins at 11:00 am (MT) on August 9, 2022, and lasts for approximately 1 hour.

It is best suited to individuals and organizations in the workforce development or skills-building space.

Leaders and workers of all seniority levels in the ocean industry space and students interested in this space will also find attending this webinar valuable.

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Career Stage:
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