Director, Office of Wellbeing Strategy
University of British Columbia
Dr. Matt Dolf is the Director for the Office of Wellbeing Strategy at the University of British Columbia. In this role he provides strategic direction and capacity-building support for UBC Wellbeing — a whole of university and settings-based initiative to become a health promoting campus where all people, places, and communities can flourish. He currently co-chairs both the Canadian & International Health Promoting Campus Networks and was an active contributor to the development of the Okanagan Charter for Health Promoting Universities & Colleges.
Matt’s diverse career has a common thread of focusing on advancing human and ecological wellbeing at the nexus of science and community-based collaboration. He has previously overseen high performance tennis development for British Columbia; managed the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) master’s program in Lausanne, Switzerland; and pioneered sustainability guidance for sport events in collaboration with the IOC and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. Matt holds a Doctorate from UBC and a Master’s degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He has researched and published in the areas of health promotion, environmental sustainability, and sport management. He currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.
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