Janessa is playing for Canada as a World Sustainability Leader and Leading Change is the next vehicle. She is always discovering and developing her capacity for leadership development, catalyzing community action, scalability and team performance.
From starting an event management company in University, to an internship with corporate sustainability legend Interface®, to Sustainability Office at The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change – J is excited to mobilize the team and continue building Leading Change for global impact.
Sara is a certified yoga instructor who loves the outdoors and is often found camping and skiing throughout BC. She currently works for a renewable energy company (Instream Energy Systems) as the coordinator of community engagement and grants. Let’s not forget her board of directors role at the Environmental Youth Alliance.
Crystal is a go-getter who really puts herself out there to build valuable and meaningful relationships. She is enthusiastic to create an inquisitive and thought-provoking application process that has delegates connect to why leading change in the world is something they are committed to.
Ahsan makes it happen and is well-positioned with a solid network and connectivity. His big scale experience involves strategy, consulting, sales/marketing with PepsiCo and Exxon Mobil Canada, and managing an entrepreneurial education program with NGO and University partners across nine countries out of Ivey Business School. He also represented young Canadians at the 71st UN General Assembly in New York.
Rory is the definition of passion and you’ll be hooked on his excitement for agricultural innovation. His family farm upbringing matched with his full-time role as a commercial/agricultural analyst at Scotiabank gives our team a lens to perspectives in the prairies.
Robyn is a warm, generous, and accomplished individual. She recently embarked on a year sabbatical from Deloitte and is focused on volunteer initiatives for global projects aligned with social innovation, sustainability, and climate change.
Megan is super creative and organized – what more could you want from someone leading marketing activities? She geeks out over initiatives that challenge the status quo and use market solutions to support ecological stewardship, social justice, and equitable economic outcomes. After a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, she went on to achieve a Master of Environment & Business from the University of Waterloo’s School of Environment, Enterprise, and Development.