Director / President
Jane McRae is an urban sustainability professional with more than 20 years of Canadian and international experience as a strategist and advisor in the field of sustainable development.Read more
Jane joined Sustainable Cities International in 2003 as the Program Director to launch the SCI Network, a network of international cities working to advance long range sustainability strategies. Over the next ten years, Jane worked closely with city stakeholder teams to advance their respective and collective sustainability processes by facilitating platforms for knowledge transfer. Jane has also led the design and implementation of large international cooperation projects based in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
As SCI’s Executive Director between 2010-2014, Jane utilized her wide network of contacts in cities and knowledge of best practices to advance the organizations role as a change agent for urban sustainability efforts worldwide. In 2014, Jane formed a partnership with Simon Fraser University and now operates SCI from a base within the University.
Jane holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, from Dalhousie University, and a Masters of Environmental Education from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.