Will Pearson, MSc – Manager, Capacity Research Unit

With a research focus on social exclusion and public space, Will completed his Master of Science in Public Policy at the University of Bristol in 2013. Prior to this program, Will worked for different non-profits in Vancouver’s downtown eastside (DTES) that provide economic opportunities and creative outlets to homeless and low-income individuals. Since 2014, Will has worked with Dr. Bungay on several research projects invested in making positive social change for sex workers. Currently, he is project manager at the Capacity Research Unit overseeing daily operations. In his off time, Will is involved with a number of initiatives focused on providing opportunities to youth through skateboarding.

william.pearson@ubc.ca