Pauline Gerrard

Deputy Director, IISD-ELA

Pauline Gerrard is the Deputy Director of IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA).

In addition to her work on strategic direction and management of the world’s freshwater laboratory, she leads IISD-ELA’s Education and Outreach Program and is a strong advocate for effective science communication.

Her educational background is in environmental science and ecology. She has worked in North America, Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia, including 10 years with the World Wildlife Fund in Laos, working on wetland management and conservation.

Pauline loves to spend time canoeing across lakes and critter dipping for bugs in ponds and wetlands.

Additional information

Areas of expertise
Responsible Business
First Nations
Science Education
Staff type
IISD Experimental Lakes Area
Master of Science – Environmental Biology and Ecology, University of Alberta, 2000
Bachelor of Science, University of Manitoba, 1996