Board of Directors

The RSI management board consists of highly successful and dedicated leaders, entrepreneurs and experts who actively embed sustainability and innovation to advance the ability of business and society to thrive in new realities.

Their experience and expertise make them one of the most formidable cross-sector and intergenerational brain trusts in the country. The power of their combined networks in Canada and around the globe enables them to engage key decision-makers and market leaders to collaboratively discover and deploy solutions to system-level challenges impacting our world.

A knowledgeable and trusted resource, the RSI management board is capable of affecting dramatic and positive changes in the way sustainability is defined and deployed today and in years to come.

Troy Wright
Troy WrightChair
Troy Wright is a results-driven Banking Executive with excellent leadership skills and a proven track record of turning around weak or underperforming businesses. Industry experience includes twenty-eight years in Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate and Investment Banking.

Most recently, he was the President and CEO of the Scotiabank Group Mexico, the largest subsidiary of Scotiabank outside of Canada. There he completed the turnaround of the full-service bank to 2.4 million customers, US $23 billion in assets, 900 branches and 15,000 employees.

Previously, Troy was EVP Retail distribution, Scotiabank Canada; President and CEO, Scotiabank Puerto, San Juan; Head of Scotiabank International Corporate Development; and, SVP and Head of Canadian Commercial Banking. His previous experience also includes board and committee memberships such as the Scotiabank Executive Management Committee led by CEO Brian Porter, Member of Scotiabank Group Mexico and Puerto Rico; and Member of YPO-WPO.

Today, he works as an entrepreneur and advisor in corporate banking, investment banking and international banking and new entrepreneurial ventures and sits on other boards and committees.

Paul Dowsett
Paul DowsettVice-Chair
Paul Dowsett is the founding Principal Architect at SUSTAINABLE.TO Architecture + Building (STO), a professional architecture practice established in 2009. STO is a leader in an emerging movement of pragmatic sustainability – simple is the new smart - specializing in affordable, healthy and energy-efficient design.

With more than three decades of local and international residential, institutional and commercial sustainable design and project management experience, Paul is uniquely qualified to lead a highly collaborative design team for projects of diverse scales, types, and complexities.

Key projects include the Eco-Deco Deep-Green Energy-Retrofit of a 1930’s art deco masterpiece for the Daniels family; international competition-winning housing strategies for post-Katrina New Orleans and post-Sandy New York; and the ongoing, multi-phase, asset-based, authentically community-engaged reimagining of the East Scarborough Storefront and surrounding apartment towers in concert with the City’s Tower Neighbourhood Renewal initiatives.

At the core of Paul’s philosophy and practice is the belief that design and construction solutions should be simple, sensitive, and sustainable.

Paul & STO have been friends of Rethink Sustainability Initiatives for the past few years, helping with the educational and promotional outreach efforts.

Paul has been a volunteer instructor and program director since 1988, teaching kids with disabilities to ski and to snowboard, Paul is the current President of the Ontario Track 3 Ski Association Board of Directors. Additionally, Paul has been a volunteer instructor since 2012, teaching kids with disabilities to sail, Paul is the current Vice-President of the Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario Board of Directors. Providing opportunities to people of every ability.

Since 2001, Paul has been the architectural advisor on the Public Advisory Committee for the R.C. Harris Filtration Plant, an Art Deco architectural masterpiece in Toronto.

Paul has also recently joined the Board of Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG). Paul & STO have been Friends of TBG for the past few years, helping with the educational and promotional outreach efforts to help pollinators.

Peter Love
Peter LoveTreasurer and a Founding Director
Peter Love provides strategic and policy advice on energy issues for companies, non-profits and governments. He is the Chief Energy Conservation Officer at Summerhill, an Adjunct, an Adjunct Professor at York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, President of the Energy Services Association of Canada and is a member of a number of corporate and non-profit Boards active in the energy/environment area.

In 2005, Peter was appointed Ontario’s first Chief Energy Conservation Officer with the Ontario Power Authority where his focus was on providing leadership in electricity conservation and advancing a conservation culture in Ontario. He was a leader in setting among the most aggressive targets for conservation in North America and reported that Ontario met its first conservation target of a five percent peak demand reduction by the end of 2007.

Previously, Peter was the Executive Director of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, co-founder of the Summerhill Group and co-founder and first President of EnerQuality Corporation, the company that was created to deliver the R-2000 and Energy Star New Homes programs.

An active volunteer, Peter is Advisor for the MaRS Cleantech practice and Vice president of the Royal Canadian institute for Science.
No stranger to the concept of a “cultural shift” in the Province, early in his career Peter worked as a project coordinator for Pollution Probe with the team that developed the 3Rs campaign “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”.

In recognition of Peter’s commitment to sustainable buildings and energy efficiency, he was inducted into the EnerQuality/R-2000 Hall of Fame and earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from Sustainable Buildings Canada. He is also a recipient of the 2013 Clean 50 Award which honours Canada’s top 50 contributors to sustainable development and clean capitalism in Canada.

Peter has an MBA and BA from the University of Toronto and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Darla Campbell
Darla CampbellSecretary
Darla Campbell is a professional engineer who learned her first big leadership lessons in the trenches of a construction site. After contributing nearly 20 years working in the area of water and wastewater project management and operational enhancements with municipalities, government (OCWA) and private companies, she re-certified as a trainer and coach to expand her expertise to the efficiency improvements of a company’s greatest asset – its people.

Darla is experienced in municipal and provincial infrastructure development from environmental assessment through design, construction and operation. Darla combines the principles of engineering design, problem solving and coaching theory to get extraordinary results. She coaches corporate clients to reach new heights and inspires groups to redefine possible.

In her previous role as Executive Director of the Ontario Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (OCSI), Darla helped advance sustainable infrastructure by focusing on innovation in municipal procurement, sustainable funding, and communication to convey the value of infrastructure and asset management.

Darla Campbell recently joined Dillon as a Sustainability & Asset Management Specialist with 28 years of experience in infrastructure design, construction, operation and maintenance. Darla has had a career in the consulting industry since 1989, from EIT to Vice President Business Development and was most recently the Executive Director of the Ontario Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (OCSI). A speaker at various conferences across the country on climate change and municipal infrastructure, Darla is adamant that strategic thinking and public engagement are essential in solving the infrastructure deficit.

Carl S. Bodimeade
Carl S. BodimeadeDirector
Carl has over 35 years of experience in project management, engineering and planning for a wide range of projects in the water & wastewater, urban infrastructure and brownfield development, and power sectors.

Carl is Senior Vice President of Hatch Infrastructure, responsible for strategy and business development. His responsibilities in that role include:

  • Working with clients and project teams to achieve project expectations for cost, schedule, scope and community benefits;
  • Assisting clients in liaising and coordinating with key project stakeholders;
  • Business unit strategy.

He was also the Water & Wastewater Practice Leader for Canada from 2005 to 2016.

Carl is regularly invited to moderate and participate in expert panels on subjects such as infrastructure funding, the value of water, sustainability and urban resiliency. He has also contributed to several thought-leadership reports on water and urban sustainability.

Between 2011 and 2016, Carl was the Chair of the Ontario Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure, an umbrella group of six professional organizations (MEA, MFOA, OGRA, OPWA, OWWA and WEAO) working together to promote safe and sustainable infrastructure in Ontario.

Carl has also served on the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Global Committee.

As a past member of the Infrastructure Committee of the Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBoT), Carl developed policy positions and advocated for the strong infrastructure important to the Greater Toronto Area’s economic competitiveness and quality of life. He is currently a member of the Smart City Working Group jointly chaired by the City of Toronto / TRBoT and also chairs the Stakeholder & Outreach sub-group.

Carl is currently a member of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority’s Source Water Protection Committee.

Yasmin Glanville
Yasmin GlanvilleDirector, Founder & Past Chair
Yasmin is a recognized leader in the field of systems thinking applied to designing, transforming and marketing business enterprises and initiatives for multi-nationals, start-ups and consortiums in the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean.

She heads up CTR Inc., an innovation and future focused communication and business transformation practice. In 2018, launched Re-Ignite.ca - a multi-disciplined group of senior experts - to help entrepreneurs and executives, of all ages, make better decisions on what’s next, how to get there. And is a sought-after keynote speaker on future ready leadership and innovation in a digital and multi-generational economy and workforce – with a core focus on making it real and relevant.

Prior to this, she was a principal and solution accelerator at E&Y/CGEY; a senior marketing and business transformation leader for IBM and Nortel, respectively; and contributed to the development and launch of President’s Choice Financial.

For over 28 years, Yasmin has also supported several charities — March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, King Bay Kids, InteCity, and Seeds of Hope — in developing wholistic and pragmatic strategies and actions for improving the lives of youth, families and local communities in North America and abroad.

A skilled facilitator and systems designer, Yasmin has led over 220 collaborative strategy and solution design initiatives for private and public groups, with a common focus on advancing market leadership’ in a disruptive climate.

She’s the recipient of numerous awards for strategy, change management and leadership, including the Global Trailblazer Award presented by Sir Martin Sorrell, Social Architecture Award for Windward Cooperative Housing (101-unit, integrated community on Bathurst Quay, Toronto); and, Inter-Generational Mentorship Awards.

Dr. Cindy Gordon
Dr. Cindy GordonDirector
Cindy Gordon is an expert in SaaS, business innovation, early-stage software commercialization & sales business practices. She has held senior leadership roles at Accenture, Xerox and Citicorp.

With entrepreneur, VC and Angel experiences, Cindy also has been immersed in numerous global SaaS start-ups like Eloqua, an early seed investment sold to Oracle for over $1B. Other SaaS companies, she is currently involved in include: Corent Technology, CoursePeer, Kula, and TouchTown TV.

Cindy is also the Founder of Helix Commerce International Inc., a strategy innovation firm which has serviced clients like: CIBC, Davis and Henderson, IBM, ING, LGS Electronics, Mitel, Rogers and TD.

Internationally, she is recognized for her innovation in: SaaS and Big Data thought leadership, with over 14 books in the market. She is also a 2012 recipient of the Governor’s General Award for Innovation. She is a 2017 recipient of the CATA & E&Y Sara Kirke Award for Outstanding Leadership as a CEO, and of Startup Canada Entrepreneurship Award at the Regional (Ontario) and National levels. She is also an Advanced Analytics Expert at the International Institute of Advanced Analytics (AI and Data Sciences, Boston). She is also currently working on her 15th book on The AI SPLIT: The Perfect World, or The Perfect Storm.

With NFPs, Cindy’s track record includes: CATA (National Media Spokesperson), Invest CrowdFund (ICC) Canada (Past Chair), Founder and National Chair, Women in Technology (CANWIT), and The United Way. She recently was a board director for Nightwood Theatre,and has also been a Board Director for the Bluma Appel Theatre, and has a passion for theatre and the arts.

Cindy’s passion is the constant pursuit of sustainable innovation and making differentiated experiences to make our world an incredible place. She also loves family time, travelling and cooking.

Alexander Hay
Alexander HayDirector
Alec is a globally recognized leader in Operational Risk, Resilience & Security Planning. He is headquartered in Toronto, as principal of Southern Harbour; and at the University of Toronto, as an adjunct professor focused on infrastructure strategy and the operational resilience of communities and corporations. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and expert advisor to CEOs and senior decision-makers on the impacts of climate change on business and community infrastructure, and what’s required for translating future readiness strategies into sustainable action.

Previously: DIALOG Resilience & Security practice leader; British Royal Engineers specialist for over 25 years in fortifications and infrastructure development in various global assignments (the Americas, High Arctic, South Atlantic, Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Asia); and, Infrastructure Protection planner for the NATO estate in Afghanistan.

A Chartered Engineer, licensed in Alberta and Ontario, Alec is a Fellow, mentor and peer reviewer of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Royal Engineers. He is also International Secretary of the Register of Security Engineers and Specialists.

Other qualifications include: founding Director of the University of Toronto Centre for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure; Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers Capacity Building Panel, responsible for futuring civil engineering competencies in the 2025 international marketplace and beyond; Founding Trustee of the Explora Foundation and director of its veteran widows and orphans education charity and research not-for-profit; Author; and a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Chris Jackson
Chris JacksonDirector
Chris Jackson is a C-Suite professional with over 24 years of experience in professional services, banking operations and strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. Currently and independent consultant, most recently he served as the Chief Operating Officer for Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, one of Canada’s largest legal practices with over 650 lawyers and 350 partners in 8 offices in Canada and Latin America. In this role, he was responsible for the oversight and management of business services for the firm, including Finance, Human Resources, Technology, Office Services, and all internal infrastructure supporting the practice. During his tenure, he led large-scale change to the firm’s Canadian platform, driving efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

Previously, Chris was Chief Financial Officer for McCarthy Tetrault LLP; SVP and Head of Finance for Macquarie Canada; and held various roles with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

A Chartered Professional Accountant, Chris started his career with Arthur Andersen LLP in Toronto.