Keane Gruending is the Communications Manager for the Renewable Cities program at the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. Renewable Cities is an international program that envisions cities powered by 100% renewable energy. The initiative convenes leaders to advance renewable electricity, heating and cooling, and transportation solutions.
Keane has a major interest in zero-emissions urban mobility and multimodal transport. He regularly advocates for people-centred urban design, cycling, shared mobility, and transit.
At the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, he regularly convenes events, including solutions-focused workshops, panels and public engagements. Such initiatives have included:
Previous stops for Keane include: the Victoria Car Share Co-operative (now Modo); the UN Environment Program’s Regional Office for North America; and the University of Saskatchewan’s Office of Sustainability.
Keane holds a M.Sc. from the University of East Anglia and a B.Comm. from the Edwards School of Business.