Mark Jaccard Professor

Dr. Mark Kenneth Jaccard (born April 12, 1955 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a professor of environmental economics in the School of Resource and Environmental Management (REM) at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Jaccard develops and applies models that assess sustainability policies for energy and material. Dr. Jaccard has been a professor at Simon Fraser University since 1986. He served as Chair and CEO of the B.C. Utilities Commission (1992 to 1997), on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (1993 to 1996; Nobel Peace Prize in 2007), and on the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (1996 to 2001). Until 2005 Dr. Jaccard taught ecological economics at REM and he continues to teach courses on energy and materials management, policy and energy and materials systems modeling. Currently, he is a lead author on the Global Energy Assessment (due in 2011), a member of Canada's National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy and a special advisor to the Canadian Council of Chief Executives.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 12th, 1955


1. Simon Fraser University Colleges/University

Simon Fraser University (commonly referred to as SFU) is a Canadian public research university in British Columbia with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, and satellite campuses in Vancouver and Surrey. The 1.7 km (0.66 sq mi) main campus in Burnaby, located 20 km (12 mi) from downtown Vancouver, was established in 1965 and has more than 34,000 students and 950 faculty members. The university is adjacent to a new urban village, called UniverCity, also on top of Burnaby Mountain. The university was named after Simon Fraser, a North West Company fur trader and explorer. Undergraduate and graduate programs operate on a year-round tri-semester schedule. It is the only non-American university in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In 2007, Simon Fraser University was the first and remains the only university to be awarded the Prix du XXe siècle from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada recognizing the "enduring excellence of nationally significant architecture".

Type Public university
2013. 253 mil. $
2010. 186 mil. $
Institution colors
8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6 - Burnaby, British Columbia
2013. 30,182
2013. 5,422
Local tuition
2013. 5.12 K $
2010. 5.36 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
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Written work

1.Sustainable fossil fuels

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2005. at New York City


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