David Layzell

Mitigation Panel
Calgary, AB

David Layzell is Director of the Canadian Energy Systems Analysis Research (CESAR) Initiative at the University of Calgary and a Research Director for The Transition Accelerator. Dr. Layzell studies energy systems, with a particular focus on understanding and identifying strategies for transforming Canadian energy systems towards sustainability.
Dr. Layzell has been instrumental in launching research networks that include the BIOCAP Canada Foundation, Fluxnet Canada, the Green Crop Network, Greenhouse Gas Management Canada Network and Carbon Management Canada. From 2008 to 2012, he was the Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy (ISEEE), a cross-Faculty, graduate research and training institute at the University of Calgary.