Marla Desat is a Sector Specialist in the Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement Branch at the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). Her focus is on standards policy and programs related to environment and climate change, infrastructure, and clean technology. Marla began her career at Environment Canada, working on regulatory development and implementation for air pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions from the chemical manufacturing sector. In 2016, Marla joined SCC to focus on climate change adaptation. Marla holds a BASc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.