Mark Lowey lives in Calgary, Alberta, where he has worked as a professional journalist for 38 years.
He is the publisher and managing editor of EnviroLine, a business publication for western Canada’s environmental business industry. He is also a freelance writer and editor, and the former communications director at the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy at the University of Calgary.
His journalism has garnered numerous awards, including: two Canadian Science Writers’ Association national awards; a Governor General’s Michener citation; the first Alberta Science Technology Foundation award for science journalism; the first Canadian Petroleum Association/Banff Centre national award for environmental reporting; and, most recently, the Engineers Canada 2016 Award of Journalism Excellence in Engineering.
Mark worked at the Calgary Herald for 20 years, where he became a senior reporter. He is a member and former president of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association and a member of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta.