George P.R. Benson
Senior Manager, Economic Transformation
Vancouver Economic Commission
An urban planner by training, and an economic developer by trade, George Benson is Senior Manager, Economic Transformation at the Vancouver Economic Commission, supporting businesses and workers in their efforts to decarbonize and prosperously reach net-zero by 2050. George manages VEC’s Zero Emissions Economic Transition Action Plan (ZEETAP), and oversees the BC Heat Pump Technology Attraction Strategy and VEC’s climate action and workforce development work.