Greening Greater Toronto

Greening Greater Toronto - Toronto City Hall

Leadership Councils

These groups of 25+ leaders from across the GTA represent key stakeholders as they seek to inform and champion the Commercial Building Energy and Green Procurement Initiatives. Each leadership council meets 3-4 times per year.

Commercial Building Energy Leadership Council


CBRE Limited
Brad Henderson
Senior Managing Director

Steve Smith
Real estate professional


Bell Canada
Robert Struthers, Director, Strategic Asset Planning, Real Estate Services

BMO Financial Group
Jim Johnston, Director, Environmental Sustainability, Corporate Real Estate & Strategic Sourcing

Barb Pohner, Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate

Cisco Systems Canada Co.
Rick Huijbregts, VP, Business Development

City of Toronto
Jim Baxter, Director, Energy & Strategic Initiatives
George Canetti, Project Manager, Better Buildings Partnership

Energy Services Association of Canada
Peter Love, President

Ministry of Government Services, OPS Green Office
Brian Smithies, Director, Strategy

Rogers Communications
Andrea Mason-Tulloch, Vice President, Corporate Real Estate

Royal Bank of Canada
Nadeem Shabbar, VP, Corporate Real Estate

Andrew Lennox, Senior Vice President, Real Estate
David Morley, Vice President, Real Estate

Stikeman Elliott
Jean McLeod, Chief Administrative Officer

TD Bank Group
Roger Johnson, Senior Vice President Corporate Real Estate & Procurement
Michael Parker, Sr. Manager, Energy & Environment, Enterprise Real Estate

TD Securities
Bernard Ockrant, Vice President and Director, Investment Banking Realty Group

Hitoshi Suzuki, Director Energy Strategies

Carmine Francella, Director of Real Estate and Development


Bentall Kennedy LP
Keith Major, Senior Vice President, Property Management, Real Estate Services
Neil Lacheur, Vice President, Property Management

Brookfield Properties
Stefan Dembinski, Senior Vice President, Asset Management Eastern Canada
Kristina Schwartz, Director, Operations & Sustainability

Cadillac Fairview
Scott Pennock, Senior Vice President, Toronto Office Portfolio
Steven Sorenson, Vice President Property Management
Karen Jalon, National Sustainability Director

Andy Robins, National Retail Development & Leasing
Todd MacLachlan, Director, Technical Operations

First Capital Realty
Rosemary Martin, Chief Sustainability Officer

GE Capital Real Estate
Tony Maduri, Senior Vice President, Equity Operations

GWL Realty Advisors
Mike Snell, Senior Vice President, Asset Management;
Robert Campanelli, National Director Sustainability & Energy;

Infrastructure Ontario
Toni Rossi, Executive Vice President, Real Estate Management

Manulife Real Estate
Ted Willcocks, Global Head of Asset Management Peter McDonald, Managing Director Operations Michael Ward, Property Director, Toronto Real Estate Office

Menkes Developments
Sonya Buikema, VP Commercial Property Management

Morguard Investments
Derek Billsman, Director, Strategic Initiatives

Northam Realty Advisors
Richard Moore, Vice President, Property Management

Oxford Properties Group Inc.
Andrew McAllan, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Real Estate Management
Lachlan MacQuarrie, Vice President, Real Estate Management, National Programs
Darryl Neate, Director, Sustainable Programs


Bennett Jones
Leonard Griffiths, Partner

Brookfield LePage Johnson Controls
Gordon Hicks, President

Colliers International
Peter Papagiannis, Senior Vice President, National Operations Canada, Real Estate Management Services

Cushman & Wakefield LePage
Pierre Bergevin, President & CEO;
Nancy Cohen, Vice President, Strategic Occupancy Planning

Enbridge Gas Distribution
Andrew Mandyam, Manager DSM & Portfolio Strategy
Walter Matias, Portfolio Manager, Large Commercial/Industrial DSM

Educe Limited
Bob Gallant, Director of Business Development

Ian Jarvis, President

Ian Sinclair, Manager, Existing Building Services

Doug Webber, Green Building Practice

Jones Lang LaSalle
Trish Clarry, Managing Director - Corporate Solutions

Toronto Hydro Energy Services
Chris Tyrrell, Chief Conservation Officer

Union Gas
Jackie Caille, Director Residential, Commercial Sales


BOMA Toronto
Chris Conway, President and Chief Staff Officer

Canada Green Building Council
Lyle Shipley, Executive Director, Toronto Chapter

Ontario Power Authority
Kyle O'Hear, Marketing Manager, Business Markets

Province of Ontario - Climate Change Secretariat
Rachel Kampus, Director of Strategic Policy & Partnership

Real Estate Search Corp
Iain Dobson, Partner

Paul Morse, CEO

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Brian Denney, CAO

WWF Canada (ex-officio)
Gerald Butts, President & CEO


Green Procurement Leadership Council


Plug'nDrive Ontario
Cara Clairman, President & CEO


Bennett Jones LLP
Len Griffiths, Partner, Regulatory, Toronto

BMO Financial Group
Pamela Schott, Director, Strategic Sourcing, Technology & Operations

Bullfrog Power Inc.
Ron Seftel, Senior Vice President, Operations

Nick Malegan, Director, Supply Chain Operations

Peter Johnson, President

Lisa Doyle-Pask, Senior Director, Corporate Sourcing, Corporate Services

City of Toronto
Lou Pagano, Director, Purchasing and Materials Management Division

Clean Air Partnership
Gabriella Kalapos, Program Manager, Procurement Community of Practice

Deloitte & Touche LLP
Rick Sullivan, Associate Partner, National Director, Business Services

Dupont Canada
Patrick Langille, Manager, Government Solutions

Ernst & Young LLP
Melanie Steiner, Senior Manager, Risk Advisory Services

Government of Canada
Ellen Burack, Director General, Office of Greening Government Operations, Public Works and Government Services

Green Enterprise Toronto
Chris Lowry, Network Director

KPMG Canada
Sean McCormick, National Director, Real Estate and Procurement

National Bank Financial
Michael Klax, Head, Cleantech Initiative

Ontario Centre For Environmental Technology Advancement
Kevin Jones, President and CEO

Ontario Centres of Excellence
Doug Wright, Managing Director, Earth and Environmental Technologies

Ontario Environment Industry Association
Carole Burnham, Member

Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada
Sandra Gilmer, Chair, Board of Directors

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
Alex Hocevar, Manager, New Channels & Services Business Development & Innovation

Ontario Power Authority
Paul Shervill, Vice President, Conservation and Sector Development

Province of Ontario
Marian MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Supply Chain Management, Government Services

Province of Ontario
Iris Ko, VP, Supply Chain Secretariat, Ministry of Finance

Province of Ontario
Tim Smitheman, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Minister, Ministry of Government Services

Regional Municipality of Halton
David Trevasini, Director, Financial and Purchasing Services, Corporate Services

Royal Bank of Canada
Charles Varvarikos, Head Facilities Sourcing, Procurement and Corporate Real Estate

Sears Canada
Rob Evans, Divisional VP, Corporate Procurement

Social Housing Services Corporation
Lindsey Reed, Chief Executive Officer

Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Susan McLean, Manager, Stakeholder Relations

TD Financial Group
Nick Davies, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing Group, Corporate Services

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Bernie McIntyre, Manager, Community Transformation Programs

Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas
John Kiru, Executive Director

Toronto Atmospheric Fund
Mary Pickering, Associate Director

Toronto Hydro Corporation
Ivano Labricciosa, Vice President, Asset Management

Toronto Region Research Alliance
Courtney Pratt, Chairman and CEO

Toronto Transit Commission
Grant Waddell, Senior Buyer and Co-ordinator, Green Procurement

Unisource Canada Inc.
Andrew Gustyn, Corporate Sustainability Manager

University of Toronto
Cathy Rigall, Vice-President, Business Affairs

University of Waterloo
Blair Feltmate, Profesor and Director, Sustainability Practice, Faculty of Environment

Waste Management of Canada
Cal Bricker, Vice President, Public Affairs

YMCA of Greater Toronto
David Rourke, Procurement