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President & CEO
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.
Chief Technology Officer
Andrew leads 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.
Chief Financial Officer
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.
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.
Director of Sustainability & Climate Action
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 is currently pursuing his 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.
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.
Senior energy advisor
While Dylan spends most of his time working as the FortisBC Energy Analyst for our partner, the BC Hotel Association, he also delivers our EcoFund program and other contracts to drive energy and cost savings for businesses.
Dylan is an energy conservation professional and a Certified Energy Manager with 16 years of experience. He has designed and delivered incentive programs for demand side management and emissions reduction programs, and is a trusted advisor in identifying and prioritizing capital projects that reduce energy consumption and maximize incentives.
Business Energy Advisor
As a Business Energy Advisor, Hayan supports GreenStep by conducting on-site visits to a wide-variety of businesses on Vancouver Island, helping them find opportunities to conserve energy, reduce inefficiencies, and save money through available rebates and programs.
Hayan earned his mechanical engineering technology diploma from Camosun College, and has experience working as a mechanical systems operator for Victoria International Airport (YYJ) and as a graphic designer for HVAC building systems and floorplans.
Energy Projects Manager
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.
Business Energy Advisor
Sridhar is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and has extensive experience in conducting energy audits, renewables, ISO 50001 EMS, GHG emission reduction and implementing energy conservation measures. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, an MBA from India, and an MSc in Energy Management from the New York Institute of Technology (Vancouver), Canada.
Sridhar brings more than 18 years of industry-rich experience working previously with various engineering conglomerates in energy management, quality, sustainability, and project management.
Jen combines a diverse business ownership and health care background with her innate and well nurtured love of nature to provide executive support to the GreenStep community. With 20 years of professional experience as a practicing chiropractor specializing in pregnancy and pediatrics, Jen decided to continue learning more about sustainability to help future generations in another important way. Her strengths include planning, organizational development, project management and environmental stewardship, and she strives to set a good example wherever she goes.
Customer Success Lead
Wendy has over 18 years of community fundraising, business development and event management experience via working for local branches of national charities, including the Okanagan Science Centre, Heart & Stroke Foundation, YMCA of Okanagan and CMHA Kelowna. 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!
Sustainability Marketing & Communications Coordinator
As the Sustainability Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Emily works to develop marketing ideas, strategies, and designs to increase and promote awareness of GreenStep’s programs and services.
Joining GreenStep from the East Coast of Canada, Emily brings 6+ years of graphic design and marketing experience to our team. She is excited to combine her design and marketing skills with her passion for sustainability to work towards making positive changes for our planet.
Senior Sustainable Tourism Specialist
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.
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.
Sustainable Tourism Specialist
Kate supports best practice development related to our Sustainable Tourism division, helping to expand specialized and industry-specific guidance provided to tourism businesses in our certification program.
Kate has experience in tourism certification program coordination, integration of sustainability into business operations as well as research and data analysis in roles with various organizations, educational institutions and small businesses. She has traveled to several countries, lived and worked across the United States, and earned her Master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Colorado.
Senior Sustainability Project Manager
Matt brings more than 15 years of sustainability, environmental management, and small business management experience to GreenStep. Relocating from the “most sustainable region” in Australia in 2022 (the Sunshine Coast, Queensland) to the Okanagan, Matt brings to Canada his experience in sustainability certifications and a worldview shaped by his travel, his passion for food and creating better communities.
Matt has a Bachelors in Environmental Management (Sustainable Development). He is an Envision Sustainability Professional, an Infrastructure Sustainability Accredited Professional and a Green Star Accredited Professional (Communities). Matt’s passion is to simplify sustainability and embed it in everything society does.
Carbon & LCA
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.
Circular Economy Specialist
Hassaan is an experienced sustainability professional with expertise in EMS auditing, waste management, environmental compliance, ESG reporting, and energy efficiency. Hassaan holds a post-graduate degree in environmental engineering with a specialization in sustainable management from the University of Pannonia in Hungary, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Pakistan.
With over 5 years of experience across multiple sectors, Hassaan has held roles within consulting and the industry. He has assisted various organizations with their sustainability journeys, right from devising their sustainability strategy to disclosure and ESG risk assurance.
GHG & LCA Specialist
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.
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Associates & Advisors
Dr. Joe Kelly
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 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.
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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