Shelagh is a Senior Business Officer with Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), a federal Regional Development Agency that works to enhance growth and prosperity in Western Canada. WD makes strategic investments in projects that grow the economy with a focus on business development, innovation and community development. Shelagh’s role within the department is strongly focused on assisting innovative organizations and companies that are developing new solutions within the clean technology sector. Prior to joining WD, Shelagh worked in development and trade roles throughout Western Canada, the United States, and Central America. She holds a masters degree in Public Policy from Simon Fraser University.