Sara Fralin graduated from Trent University in 2014. Her graduate research investigated urban climate governance through a case study on climate change adaptation policy making in the City of Vancouver. Strategic interviews with senior government officials identified critical success factors that led the municipal government to develop a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. This research was presented at Trent’s GSA Symons Seminar Series on Graduate Research in 2013.
Shortly after graduating Sara joined Instream Energy Systems Corp. a leading developer of hydrokinetic technologies and a growing renewable energy company. As their Coordinator of Community Engagement and Grants she identifies opportunities for market development and strategic investment through research and management of funding opportunities in North America, Asia and the European Union. Recently she’s had the opportunity to develop a stakeholder engagement strategy to gain social licence for a project in Washington State.
Sara holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Environment Studies from the University of Victoria. She is a certified yoga instructor who loves the outdoors and spends her time camping and skiing in BC.