Pauline Gerrard

Deputy Director, IISD-ELA and Corporate Secretary

Pauline Gerrard is the Deputy Director of IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA). She works with the Executive Director, IISD-ELA, on overall strategic, financial and operational management of IISD-ELA. She is also responsible for board relations and liaison, theory of change progress tracking and monitoring, continued leadership of IISD-ELA’s outreach and education programming. 

Ms. Gerrard’s educational background is in Environmental Science and Ecology, and she has extensive experience in program management and training program delivery, having worked from 2001-2010 for WWF in Laos as a program manager for both the Greater Mekong Program and WATER (Wastewater Treatment through Effective Wetland Restoration of That Luang Marsh).

Pauline has also worked as a consultant, research associate and field technician in forestry, fisheries management, wetlands restoration, natural resources management, biodiversity conservation and climate adaptation.

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