Lynn Kriwoken

Lynn Kriwoken

Executive Director, Water Protection and Sustainability ,
BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Lynn Kriwoken is the Executive Director of Water Protection and Sustainability with the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change. Lynn has devoted her career to water resource management starting in work with indigenous communities in the Mackenzie River Basin and, over 30 years, spanning the development and delivery of a range of water programs, policies and initiatives. Recognized as an innovator and change leader, Lynn’s accomplishments are founded on a basis of relationships, collaboration and trust. In recent years, Lynn has had the privilege of leading the provincial water program in charting the direction for water governance and management in British Columbia for the 21st century.  Lynn is a Geographer and holds a Master’s Degree in Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University.