Gray Taylor appointed Adjunct Professor and inaugural Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Environment

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:00:00 PM

The University of Toronto School of the Environment is pleased to welcome Gray Taylor as Adjunct Professor and inaugural Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Environment.  Mr. Taylor currently practices business law including climate change and emission trading, environmental and sustainability law at Gray Taylor Law after a decades of Bay Street practice in the same areas.  He has been making an ongoing and significant contribution to the School through his membership in its Environmental Finance Advisory Committee. This Committee has volunteer members who are leaders in the fields of environmental finance, business, law, and management. It organizes panels and seminars to promote dialogue between business, industry, government, academia and the private sector on leading-edge environmental initiatives. Mr. Taylor served as external Co-Chair of the Committee over the past year, playing a major role in planning successful events and establishing and raising funds for new scholarships in honour of Professor Rodney White and Skip Willis.

As a Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Environment, Mr. Taylor will contribute to the School of the Environment through informal mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students, providing guest lectures in courses, and delivering seminars. He will also assist with planning of workshops and discussions on environmental topics that straddle the academic and professional worlds, and act as an external liaison, giving the School greater visibility in the wider community.