Tim Lesiuk is Executive Director of Business Development and Chief Negotiator in the Climate Action Secretariat, the agency responsible for meeting the province’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. Tim leads British Columbia’s negotiations with the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). He is the Canadian Co-chair of the WCI and is also Chair of the Offsets Committee. Tim leads the development of the Cap and Trade system in British Columbia and the establishment of the Pacific Carbon Trust. Prior to joining the Climate Action Secretariat, Tim was responsible for climate change management in BC Hydro.