VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, is proud to welcome Tracy London as its next Executive Director.
She joins Ecojustice with an extensive history in the social impact sector and experience in environmental activist campaigns, poverty law casework, human rights, and legal and policy analysis. Her 20 years of experience in the post-secondary education sector, includes senior executive leadership roles, fundraising and strategic planning leadership, partnership and program development, community engagement, and teaching.
London has held several senior executive leadership roles, including Executive Director of Campaigns and Director of Advancement at Simon Fraser University and as Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Engagement at the University of British Columbia. She also led corporate accountability campaigns for environmental and social justice, including as a Campaigner with Canopy. Before joining Ecojustice, London served as a Board member and then Co-Executive Director of QMUNITY, an organization that serves 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in British Columbia.
London is a passionate advocate for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. She brings her lived experience as a racialized woman of colour in leadership and an understanding of how rights, identity, gender, and race intersect with environmental protection to her new role as executive director at Ecojustice. .
She holds a Juris Doctor (Doctor of Law) and Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care from the University of Victoria.
Says Tracy London, Executive Director, Ecojustice:
“I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to lead and work with the brilliant team at Ecojustice. Together, we will leverage the Ecojustice trust and use the power of the law to secure a more livable, more just, and more equitable future for us all. As executive director I am committed to fighting for every person’s right to a healthy environment, holding those in power to account, and mitigating the worst impacts of the environmental crisis.”
Says Lori Williams, Chair of the Board, Ecojustice:
“On behalf of Ecojustice’s Board of Directors, I am thrilled to welcome Tracy to Ecojustice and support her as she leads the organization forward. The depth of her lived and professional experience and breadth of leadership skill give the Board great confidence in her ability to navigate complex issues and develop inclusive, innovative solutions for addressing the environmental crises Canada — and the world — face today.