Alan Shapiro is a strategic advisor for the BCNZIN Water Cluster initiative and previously served as Director of the waterNEXT network.Download Speaker Kit
Outside Foresight, Alan’s experience across multiple roles has focused on addressing complex water challenges, designing environmental sustainability strategies, and supporting the development of clean technology solutions.
He is Principal at Shapiro & Company, an environmental consultancy that works with business, NGOs, and government to accelerate collective action around water, climate, and sustainability challenges.
Alan is also an instructor in the Sustainable Business program at BCIT, an advisor for the Working for Watersheds initiative, and a board member for the Leading Change sustainability network. He draws on a technical background in Earth sciences, environmental engineering, and behavioural insights.
- April 3, 2023 Article What's Next in the World of Water - Reflections from the UN 2023 Water Conference The UN March 2023 Water Conference offered leaders a chance to align, advance, and advocate for bold #wateraction.
- September 7, 2022 Article Key Learnings from waterNEXT’s Summer 2022 Waterside Chat Sessions These private sessions included sector-specific speakers, all of whom shared their expertise on the water industry, answered questions from water tech companies in attendance, and provided valuable advice and insights into challenges and lessons learned for companies wanting to accelerate their growth.
- June 13, 2022 Article Mapping Canada’s Water Technology Ecosystem | A New Report From Foresight Canada The waterNEXT Water Technology in Canada Report charts a course through the many sectors and subsectors, utilities, industries, organizations, and communities that could be affected by this critical resource, and is a collaboration between Foresight and IISD, with support from AquaAction.