Christian Beaudrie is a Decision Analyst with Compass Resource Management in Vancouver, BC. He specializes in risk and decision analysis, Structured Decision Making (SDM), risk governance, and stakeholder engagement, particularly in fields related to emerging technologies, pollution and toxics, climate change, and environmental management. His work focuses on the development of decision support tools and adaptive management programs, analytics and modelling, and the use of expert judgment elicitation techniques to help municipal, provincial, and federal governments make informed decisions towards reducing health and environmental risk.
Christian’s research explores life-cycle risks and regulation for emerging technologies, alternative (non-animal) test strategies for assessing chemical and nanomaterial risks, strategies for assessment and communication of sea-level rise and coastal flood risks, expert and lay perceptions of risk, and the use of expert judgment in decision making under high uncertainty. Christian holds an interdisciplinary PhD from the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC, an MEng in Biomedical Engineering from McGill University, and a BASc in Biochemical and Environmental Engineering and BSc in Biology from the University of Western Ontario.