John Marshall has lived in Ottawa since 1997. He holds a MSc. in Planning from the University of Guelph and a B.A. in Political Studies from Trent University.
At his day job, he is a Manager at Statistics Canada and responsible for a number of projects that look at linkages between human activity and the environment. These include the Waste Management Industry Survey, the Households and the Environment Survey, the Survey of Environmental Goods and Services and many other files over his 22 years at the Agency. He has also been involved with several international projects focussing on solid waste and environmental practices and behaviours in households.
Raised in a rural Ontario community where he worked in his family’s construction business and served as a municipal councillor, John has three children and volunteers in a number of capacities in his community.