Our Team.

Our Staff.

Sustainability Leadership staff have a rare combination of scientific expertise and business acumen, combined with a burning desire to make a positive difference. Our work is enriched through the inclusion of a diversity of people from all backgrounds that make up our local communities.

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Rafiq Dhanji
Executive Director
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Emily Zabanah
Marketing & Events Coordinator
Jessica Bernard
Program Support Coordinator
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Brody Bell
Learning Coordinator

Our Volunteers.

Our team of volunteers have supported our growth, and our ability to be a force for sustainable business, and a more sustainable community. We place high priority on engaging youth, young professionals and industry experts to help shape cities in which we can all live prosperous lives.

 

Lindsay
Volunteer Coordinator
Alex
Arghavan
Caitlin
Janhvi
Kileigh
Mat

Our Board Members.

Our board of directors are passionate about building better communities by promoting a better, more responsible way of doing business. These are community leaders in academia and across a range of industry sectors that have helped design an organisation that not only meets the needs of business, but that will help address some of our region’s most urgent environmental, social and economic issues. 

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Brian Paré
LOGISTICS COORDINATOR, WALKER EMULSIONS, A DIVISION OF WALKER INDUSTRIES (BOARD CHAIR)
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Richard Do Couto
SENIOR SPECIALIST, CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY, ARCELORMITTAL DOFASCO (SECRETARY)
Tonia Sawchuk
AVP & MANAGER, COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS, CANADIAN WESTERN BANK (TREASURER)
Andrew Pride
PRINCIPAL, ANDREW PRIDE CONSULTING (DIRECTOR)
Li Cheng
ASSOCIATE COUNCIL, GEORGE STREET LAW (DIRECTOR)
Alanna Aqui
SENIOR CONSULTANT, DUPONT SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS (DIRECTOR)
Tom Francescutti
NET REVENUE MANAGER, PEPSI (DIRECTOR)

Our Founding Board Members.

Mark Chamberlain
President, Trivaris
Blair Feltmate
Professor, University of Waterloo School of Enterprise and Environment, and Chair, Climate Change Adaptation Project: Canada
Neil Freeman
VP Business Development, Horizon Utilities
Glenn Marshall
President, Greening Marketing
Ashish Pujari
Professor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster