Michael Cody works for Cenovus Energy Inc. as a Land and Biodiversity Specialist in the Corporate Environment, Sustainability and Public Policy Team. Michael’s role at Cenovus involves the development and continual improvement of systems for improved environmental performance on forest land. Specifically, Michael is interested in methods for forest disturbance and recovery that facilitate managed, predictable outcomes and maintenance of forest goods and services while supporting oil and gas production. Michael’s professional experience spans forest and energy industry as well as applied research and international development. Over the past 10 years Michael has been involved in the development and operationalization of methods for forest restoration on legacy exploration disturbances in the boreal. Michael’s work lead to the announcement, in 2016, of the Cenovus Caribou Habitat Restoration Project, the largest project of its kind in the world. Michael has an MSc. In Agroforestry and a BSc. in Forestry from the U. of A.
We are excited for Michael Cody to come to Vancouver to share his experiences on challenges and opportunities with Knowledge and Wisdom Transfer in our field of ecology and restoration!
Stay tuned for more information on our concurrent sessions, pre-conference workshops and more!