While China’s commitment to combating climate change has long been contentious, the government now recognizes that an environmental strategy and economic growth go hand in hand.
Economist and retired Canadian diplomat.
Lotin is an economist and recently retired Canadian diplomat based in Toronto.
He served abroad at the Canadian Mission to the U.N. in New York, Canadian
High Commission in New Delhi, and Canadian Delegation to the Organization for
Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna. For Global Affairs Canada
and Industry Canada, he was engaged in trade policy and facilitation, economic
and financial reporting, innovation policy, political, security, and
non-permanent visa entry issues. He is also a former Executive Vice-President
of the Canada-India Business Council. He earned a B.A. in Administration and
Economics, and an M.A. in Public Administration at the University of Toronto, and an Executive (Accelerated) Masters, at
the Institute of Postgraduate European Studies, College of Europe, Bruges,
Since leaving the Foreign Service, he has maintained his research interests, as founder and principal of Integrative Trade and Economics. This research company, among numerous projects, examines international trade in services, and the implications of demography, immigration, and non-permanent resident entry on economic growth and housing demand.
His other passion is exploration. In the summer of 2015, Henry meandered through China. Other recent explorations include Ecuador and the Galapagos, Panama Canal, Hawaii, Canary Islands, Baltic Sea and the Norwegian Arctic Circle, Vatican City, Herculaneum (Naples), Tahiti, Easter, Robinson Crusoe, and Pitcairn Islands.
He currently serves on the Executive of the Canadian International Council's Toronto Branch.
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