Pong is a Principal of Travesia Partners and a Senior Associate with The Natural Step Canada. Pong supports businesses, communities and other organizations with integrated sustainability planning and education and delivers hundreds of workshops and presentations on the theme of sustainability, change, organizational learning and strategy.
Pong has worked with a wide range of organizations including engagements with award-winning clients such as Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Design, ISL Engineering and Land Services, the Landmark Group of Builders, and the City of Williams Lake. Other past and current clients include PCL Construction, Edmonton Airports, Endeavour Silver, Halifax International Airport Authority, Compass Canada, B.C. Hydro, Hatch Engineering, the City of Edmonton, Morguard Investments, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Halifax Regional Municipality, B.C Housing, City of Calgary, the Resort Municipality of Whistler, the Town of Canmore, Lilydale, the Nickel Institute, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, amongst many others.
Most recently, Pong was Program Director of the M.SC. in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability program at the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden. The program is based in the concepts of The Natural Step Framework and develops leadership skills and product innovation. In addition to this role, Pong also led a successful year-long educational engagement for change agents in the European chemical industry. Pong currently teaches on sustainability inspired organizational change and leadership at the BC. Institute of Technology.
Pong completed his Masters of Science in Environmental Management and Policy at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University in Sweden and his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.
Pong is fluent in English and Spanish. Outside the office, Pong enjoys running, reading and spending time with his family and son Liam!