Jim Young, P.Eng., Director of Environment (previously Water Management and Pollution Prevention divisions) with the Department of Environment, Labour and Justice, is responsible for the division’s human, physical, and financial resources. Prior to taking on these responsibilities, Jim held the position of Director of Water Management.
A graduate of the Technical University of Nova Scotia and St. F.X., Jim holds a
Professional Engineering degree. Upon graduation, Jim worked as a Staff Engineer with Southeastern Commonwealth Drilling Company in Dallas, Texas and later came to Prince Edward Island to work as a Project Engineer with Delcom Consultants in Summerside.
Jim has served on several regional and national boards and committees and most recently as a member of the Environmental Protection and Planning Committee of Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME), Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee to Standards Council of Canada and as a member of the Canadian Heritage Rivers Board.
Jim Young lives in Stratford, PEI with his wife, Marie and son, William.