CEP Toronto Mentorship Breakfast

  • 24 Apr 2014
  • 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Wind Up Bird Cafe, 382 College St., Toronto, ON M5T 1S7


Thank you to all our registrants. This event is SOLD OUT! To be put on the waiting list, please email info@ceptoronto.org

Breakfast is a great time to meet, before the email rush, phone calls and meetings, and while the mind is still fresh as your cup of coffee. Come out to CEP Toronto Mentorship Breakfast for a chance to have breakfast with established environmental professionals to discuss their experiences, share ideas and stories, and get to better know those working in this sector. There will be six established professionals, with one seated at each table of six. Each professional has an unique story and experience in the environmental sector.


Be sure to register soon. Limited spots available.

7:30 - 7:45   Registration 
7:45 - 8:00   Opening Remarks - CEP Toronto & Wind Up Bird Cafe
8:00 - 8:30   Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00   Networking
9:00 - 9:15   Wrap up


James Gray-Donald
Vice President, Sustainability at Bentall Kennedy
James is the Vice President, Sustainability at Bentall Kennedy. He helps develop and execute a North American framework for the integration of social and environmental considerations with long term decision making across the organization. This includes topics such as LEED certification, tenant engagement, energy efficiency campaigns, renewable energy, fair labour practices and community engagement. James is one of the conduits of sustainability thought leadership from other sectors such that the existing culture of responsible property investment within Bentall Kennedy continues to innovate and lead.

Julie Matthews
Director, Sales & Marketing at Brookfield Johnson Controls
Julie has over 23 years of experience in developing programs and projects in the real estate environment. Specifically, she has been instrumental in developing sales, marketing, consulting, environmental, sustainability and energy conservation strategies. Addressing energy conservation and carbon management in her current role with Brookfield Johnson Controls and previous positions with e3 Solutions & Direct Energy, Ms. Matthews truly realizes the benefits of taking on sustainability-minded individuals in your workplace.

Scott Haskill
Senior Planner, Strategy & Service Planning Department of
Toronto Transit Commission
Scott is responsible for planning and monitoring transit routes and service levels, and for implementing and coordinating service changes. He also writes for the Canadian Urban Transit Association, the trade and lobbying association for Canada’s transit industry. Scott joined the TTC’s planning department in 1990 after graduating from Queen’s University with a BA(H) in Geography and Political Studies.

James Field 
Sustainable Solution Manager, Celestica Inc. 

Jame's role at Celestica is to engage with customers and suppliers to find opportunities to share sustainability best practices and collaborate on mutually beneficial sustainability projects - such as life-cycle analysis, packaging and freight reductions as well as looking into green alternatives for the materials used in building. James holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and has worked at Celestica since graduation in 1997. His career has afforded him the opportunity to work in Brazil, China, Ireland, Mexico, the United Kingdom and all across the United States. 

Fatema Tawawala
Project Manager, Watters Environmental
Fatema is a project manager with Watters Environmental. She has over twelve (12) years’ experience and has been involved with a varied array of projects ranging from environmental site assessments to process design projects. She is a thorough researcher and her chemical engineering background gives her the knowledge to design and perform activities that result in the prevention, remediation, or control of environmental hazards. Fatema is experienced in the environmental engineering and consulting industry, including coordinating, managing and conducting environmental assessments (ESAs), analyzing laboratory data and report preparation.

Stewart Chisholm, Director Partner Services, Evergreen CityWorks

Stewart is a professional planner with Evergreen who oversees the development of projects and services targeted at municipalities and other partners. Since joining Evergreen in 1999 he led a range of urban sustainability initiatives that support professional and community audiences in the areas of green space planning, sustainable transportation and the green economy. They include professional workshops, a major national grant program, research reports, community guidebooks and a $2M Exposition on urban mobility called MOVE. Prior to joining Evergreen, Stewart worked in the urban planning and environmental fields in the public and private sectors. Stewart has a Master’s Degree in Planning from the University of Waterloo as is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.

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