David Thomson, PhD, Vice President, Strategy, BEworks
Dave holds a PhD in Experimental Cognitive Psychology from McMaster University. At BEworks, Dave oversees large behavior change projects aimed at driving sustainable behaviors among consumers, citizens, and employees. In overseeing the sustainability portfolio at BEworks, Dave helps companies and governments create and validate behavior change programs that are aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals by focusing on the psychological barriers to the adoption of sustainable behaviors.
Angela Cooper, PhD, Senior Associate, BEworks
Angela holds a PhD in Linguistics from Northwestern University in Chicago, which was supported by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship. At BEworks, she leads the Discovery and Behavioral Diagnostics teams, which help to uncover the psychological barriers to behavior change. She has led numerous projects across multiple domains, including a multi-year initiative to develop and validate a behavior change program aimed at reducing household food waste.