Hi! My name is Dirk Xanthos, and I’m the incoming Special Projects Chair. I’m originally from Australia, where I completed a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Accounting and Finance. After working for almost 10 years in the accounting field, I decided to change paths and pursue my passion for environment related issues. I’m happy to be at Dal doing the Master of Resource and Environmental Management, working toward a career I can truly enjoy. I believe strongly in the importance of quality research and as such, am excited to be part of DJIM!