Suzanne Loney is the Senior Research Associate at the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). She is responsible for researching, writing, and providing project management support for various assessments. She also works to enhance the CCA’s research capacity and provides support to sponsors developing new assessment questions.
She joined the CCA in 2012 and since that time has worked with many expert panels covering topics such as policing, science culture, climate change, and science policy. She enjoys learning from leading experts on a diverse range of topics and working with the panel members to document and synthesize the evidence base for each assessment. Suzanne has also worked to document and refine the CCA’s research methodology.
Prior to joining CCA, Suzanne held several positions within the Government of Canada. Suzanne worked as a Policy Advisor at the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy where she conducted research and developed reports on the economics of climate change impacts and adaptation as well as private sector adaptation. Suzanne also worked in program and policy analyst positions with the Treasury Board Secretariat and Environment Canada.
Suzanne has a Bachelor of Arts, Economics from McGill University and a Master of Arts, Economics from the University of Ottawa where she focussed her studies on environmental economics.