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Our Team

Angela Nagy

President & CEO
(She/her)

Angela is a sustainability expert with more than 20 years of experience in project management, business development, marketing and public relations. She has lived and traveled extensively throughout the US and Canada, working with all levels of business, utilities, as well as various levels of governments, on a variety of engineering, energy efficiency, environmental and sustainability related projects.

Angela’s experience also includes politics, and she was elected to Kelowna City Council and appointed as a Regional District Director in 2008, the same year she co-founded GreenStep. 

She is certified in Organizational GHG Accounting and as a Sustainability Practitioner through The Natural Step. 

Andrew Wiebe

Chief SCIENTIFIC Officer

Andrew supports the development side of GreenStep’s sister company, EcoBase Solutions, which includes our carbon software and lifecycle analysis tools. With more than 15 years working on climate analysis and emissions inventories, he also has extensive experience in developing high-performance computing infrastructures, using emergent internet technologies, big data, and numerical modelling. 

Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography and Biology from the University of Canterbury. Andrew is a current member of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanic Society and the former chairperson of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanic Society – Queensland.

Jodi Cochrane

Chief Financial Officer
(She/her)

Jodi takes care of the numbers at GreenStep. She has more than 20 years professional experience in such roles as Controller and Senior Financial Analyst.

Jodi earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mount Royal College and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.

Joe Reid

Chief Revenue Officer

Joe leads GreenStep’s Sales and Marketing department with a dedication toward helping clients realize their sustainability goals through close collaboration and fit for purpose solutions.

Joe’s background includes nearly 20 years within the international energy industry, where he lived and worked throughout North America, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.  Joe has extensive experience in technical sales and business development, building partnerships with a diverse range of customers from small local businesses to international corporations across the geographies he has worked.  Joe brings with him a wide variety of experience across different cultures, environments, and projects and leverages this, together with his passion for sustainability, to support our customers. 

Originally born and raised in British Columbia, Joe completed a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta in 2005, followed by his years of international experience, before returning home to British Columbia in 2023. 

Afzal Minhas

Director of Sustainability & Climate Action
(He/Him)

Afzal brings more than 18 years of diversified leadership experience in strategic planning, environment, sustainability, energy management, quality, occupational health & safety and continuous improvement. Afzal has lived and worked in Pakistan, United Kingdom, and the State of Qatar before moving to Canada.  

Afzal holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Pakistan, a Masters in Environmental Pollution Control from Birmingham City University, and an MBA from Boston University. He is a Certified Energy Manager , LEED Accredited Professional, Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, Canadian Registered Safety Professional, Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner, and a Certified Safety Professional. Afzal is passionate about innovation, strategy, sustainability and excellence.

Jenn Burling

Director of Sustainable Tourism

Jennifer brings more than 20 years of experience in sales & business development, project and program management, and leadership in the travel & tourism industry to manage GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism division and team. Jenn is a values-based leader with a distinct passion for delivering exceptional client experiences, working to support tourism clients in accessing and implementing our products and services as they embark on their sustainability journey.

Stemming from her love of travel and a passion for learning, Jenn has become a subject matter expert in the field of tourism. Jenn studied Tourism & Marketing Management at BCIT, and holds a Certificate in Project Management from UBC.

Leila Abasnezhad

Energy Projects Manager
(She/Her)

Leila joins the GreenStep team as a business energy advisor. She will work with small and mid-sized businesses to assess opportunities for energy efficiency, and to reduce GHG and their carbon footprint.

Leila holds a BSc in Textile Engineering, an Executive MBA from Iran, and recently an MSc in Energy Management from the New York Institute of Technology (Vancouver). 

She brings over ten years of project management and engineering experiences, as well as energy related knowledge, and is motivated to create a sustainable and energy efficient environment.

Adrian Kanjer

ECOFUND PROGRAM MANAGER (he/him)

Adrian is GreenStep’s EcoFund Program Manager, bringing a wealth of experience in conducting energy assessments and developing Net Zero Carbon strategies from various projects, including his work with BC Hydro & CleanBC to promote energy efficient climate friendly buildings across British Columbia.

Adrian holds a Master of Science in Energy Management and professional certifications from the Association of Energy Engineers, including Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), and Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP).

Susie Wu

Senior Manager,
Carbon & LCA
(she/her)

Susie brings extensive knowledge and experience to the role. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy from China, a Masters’s in Energy Studies and Environment from the University of Melbourne, Australia and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

Susie’s past work experience includes working as Sustainability Product Manager at BSI, Hongkong, where she developed solutions for clients in product eco-design, LCA, and GHG accounting. During her time at Michigan State University, she served as a Research Associate, focusing on life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) and securing funding for projects in collaboration with NASA CarbonCycle and Ecosystems. Susie has also held positions as a Lead Sustainability Consultant at a consulting company and recently as a GHG & LCA Specialist at GreenStep.

Iresha Somarathna

Business Energy Advisor

Iresha is a dedicated sustainability expert with 15 years of experience spearheading environmental efforts. His key strengths include strong leadership, strategic planning, and expertise in sustainability. He contributes to GreenStep as a Business Energy Advisor in Vancouver, conducting energy audits to improve efficiency.

Iresha’s educational background in environmental pollution control and mechanical engineering, paired with his industry certifications though University of Moratuwa (SL), University of Oldenburg (Germany), MIT (USA), underpin his commitment to creating a greener, more sustainable future. His career achievements include leading the development of LEED-certified projects and significantly reducing carbon footprints. Iresha is a passionate advocate for sustainability and innovation.

Shaylyn Robertson

Senior Sustainable Tourism Specialist
(she/her)

Shaylyn supports research and marketing related to our Sustainable Tourism division, helping to grow our impacts as we expand our sustainable tourism assessment and certification programs for tourism destinations and businesses in Canada and globally.  

Shaylyn has experience in project coordination, tourism marketing and economic development in roles with various organizations, local government, and post-secondary institutions. She has lived and worked in several countries, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Studies from the University of Northern British Columbia.

Adam Kunis

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SPECIALIST

Adam brings experience working as a project analyst and research coordinator with various organizations across both the outdoor recreation and tourism industry. 

Adam has a Masters Degree in Sustainability from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Environmental Economics from the University of Georgia.

William Hogg

Bus Dev Executive
(he/him)

A fluent bilingual Muskokan-turned-Eastern Townshipper, William holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in political sciences from the University of Ottawa (Bachelor), McMaster (Masters), and completed doctoral studies (ABD) at McGill University.  

He has dedicated the last decade to passionately promoting Canadian tourism, effectively contributing to the sustainable growth of leisure, business, and sport tourism in the region. 

As a Business Development Executive, William will be helping to deliver on GreenStep’s growth strategy, leveraging his depth of experience in destination business development, passion for sustainability, and eastern Canada presence and network. 

Wendy Wright

Sales manager
(she/her)

Wendy has over 18 years of community fundraising, business development and event management experience via working for local branches of national charities. She developed a deeper passion for environmental sustainability and local, organic agriculture as co-founder of the Okanagan Greens Society and director of the annual Organic Okanagan Festival from 2006 to 2018.

As a mother and mother nature lover she is keen to empower as many people as possible to embrace the GreenStep mission and leave better footprints for future generations!

Kendra Lee

GHG & LCA Specialist
(she/her)

Kendra holds Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Political Science from the University of Guelph, as well as a Master’s in Environmental Studies from York University. Her masters thesis focused on assessing the relationship between environmental integrity and legislation in coastal environments.

Kendra’s past work experience includes working as a Data Analyst for the Ecological Footprint Initiative where she assisted in measuring global ecological footprint and biocapacity. She has since worked as GHG and Sustainability Analyst for AET Group, and as Life Cycle Assessment Analyst for a tech start up. Kendra has obtained ISO: 14064-1:2018: Greenhouse Gas Inventories & Measuring Carbon Footprint certification.

Kira Bateman

Customer Engagement Coordinator
(she/her)

Kira brings a wealth of experience in communications and stakeholder engagement, stemming from over 15 years navigating the tourism industry through government, non-profit, and private entity perspectives. She has earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Sustainable Development at the University of Sussex, evaluating policy frameworks relating to urgent global issues. 

Kira is deeply committed to environmental stewardship, responsible outdoor recreation, and regenerative tourism, and looks forward to contributing to our team’s sustainability mission.

Interns

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Passionate about sustainability and changing the world? Send us your resume and a cover letter about why you want to work for GreenStep, and we might just have an internship opportunity for you. 

Associates & Advisors

Dr. Joe Kelly

Associate

Joe Kelly is an author, educator, consultant, and innovator focused on sustainability and social change. He teaches university courses and corporate workshops on thinking and acting like a change-maker and has written for media and academic journals, as well as regularly speaking to audiences all over the globe. Joe’s professional career encompasses twenty years of experience providing consulting and advisory services to businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations. He has a PhD in Resource and Environmental Management and is the founder of Project Change Foundation, which provides financial and mentorship support to early-stage Canadian charities. Joe is the author of the book The Gandhiana Jones Project: An 8-Week Course in Becoming the Change You Want to See in the World.

Fraser Campbell

Advisor

Fraser Campbell is a serial entrepreneur who has participated in several startups, rollouts, mergers and acquisitions over the last 25 years, with his partners in First Growth Management. He has been involved in corporate structure, strategic planning, change management, and business systems across Canada and the US within several service industries such as warehousing, aviation, construction, oil and gas, and defence and public security.

Let’s change the world. 

The future belongs to those who understand that doing more with less is compassionate, prosperous and enduring, and thus more intelligent, even competitive. – Paul Hawken