Our Staff

All of BCPIAC's staff work on both utilities regulation and anti-poverty areas of focus to bring systemic legal change that will positively impact the lives of low and fixed income residents of BC.

Tannis Braithwaite

Executive Director & Staff Lawyer

Tannis Braithwaite joined BCPIAC in 2012. She works in all areas of BCPIAC’s mandate, with a focus on gas and alternative energy regulation.

Emma Louisa Ellison

Legal Assistant

Emma Ellison is a Legal Assistant at BCPIAC. She has been providing legal, research and administrative support at BCPIAC since 2011.

Kate Feeney

Staff Lawyer

Kate Feeney is a staff lawyer at BCPIAC. She works in both anti-poverty and regulatory work with a particular interest in access to legal aid.

Sarah Khan

Staff Lawyer (on leave)

Sarah Khan develops and litigates constitutional, administrative law and human rights cases in all areas of BCPIAC’s work.

Grace Matsutani

Office Administrator

Grace joined BCPIAC in 2012 as the Office Administrator. She manages all things finances and administration at BCPIAC.

Erin Pritchard

Staff Lawyer

Erin Pritchard is a staff lawyer at BCPIAC. She has been working on BCPIAC’s anti-poverty and utilities regulation areas of law since 2012.

Sozan Savehilaghi

Legal Assistant

Sozan Savehilaghi is a Legal Assistant at the BCPIAC. She provides legal, communication and administrative support at BCPIAC.

Mike Seaborn

Staff Lawyer

Mike Seaborn joined the BCPIAC team as a staff lawyer in 2016. Mike works on the areas of access to justice and utilities regulation.