Climate change & public policy
Patricia has extensive experience in international relations, public policy, and deep expertise on Canada’s transition to a zero-carbon economy.
Patricia Fuller was Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change from 2018 to 2021. During her career in Ottawa, she worked at Natural Resources Canada, where she was head of the Office of Energy Efficiency. She has also worked on climate change policy in the Privy Council Office.
In addition to her knowledge on climate change, Patricia also has extensive experience in international relations. She represented Canada as Ambassador to Chile and to Uruguay, and on postings in Mexico and Guatemala. At Global Affairs Canada, her executive roles included Chief Economist, Director General for Economic Development, and Director of the Softwood Lumber Division.
Patricia also serves as a Senior Fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. She holds an MSc. with distinction in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Studies from Queen’s University.