Jessica McIlroy

Manager, Buildings

Portrait of Jessica McIlroy

Jessica McIlroy is the manager of the Pembina Institute’s Buildings program, working to rapidly scale our building decarbonization efforts.

Jessica is also currently a city councillor with the City of North Vancouver and works with Climate Caucus, a non-profit network of local government elected officials leading the transformation needed for communities to thrive within planetary boundaries. She is passionate about advancing climate policy and action within local governments and currently sits on the B.C. Municipal Climate Leaders Council Steering Committee and the Climate Caucus Board of Directors.

Jessica has previously held leadership positions with the B.C. Sustainable Energy Association, the B.C. Women in Energy Network, and Marine Renewables Canada, part of an extensive history of working to advance clean energy in B.C. and across Canada. She holds a B.Sc. in environmental science, an M.Sc. in environmental sustainability, and an MBA.

When not working, Jessica takes every opportunity to be in the forest and mountains with her family and two dogs. Whether it is backpacking, biking, skiing or running, she’s always happiest outdoors.


Contact Jessica McIlroy

cell: 604-992-6462
tweet: @jessicamcilroy