Ted is an expert in corporate sustainability and climate change. He has over 20 years of experience working for leading edge companies, government initiatives and non-government organizations which seek to bridge the gap between business needs, social issues, environmental concerns, and long-term sustainability. As a senior manager in the business constellation that runs The Delphi Group, GLOBE Series, Leading Change and CBSR he is also part of the leadership team that ensures the organization is working towards its vision of creating a more sustainable and socially just future in a generation.
Delphi and GLOBE clients include some of Canada’s largest and most trusted companies. In this capacity Ted has built long standing relationships with companies in a variety of sectors, including energy, retail, food and beverage, telecommunications, utility, and financial. Ted focuses on providing strategic insight, technical and risk analyses, business cases, and recommendations for long-term sustainability performance. Ted also is the Managing Director for CBSR. In this role he provides strategic leadership and facilitation to Canada’s longest standing business-focused sustainability partnership, which has over 60 of the country’s most progressive companies as members.
Prior to joining Delphi, Ted worked for BC Hydro, where he was responsible for corporate sustainability strategy, policy engagement on carbon regulations, and climate change risk management, focusing on green power development and energy efficiency. While at BC Hydro, he was Chair of the Canadian Electricity Association’s Technical climate change committee. Ted also has worked for Foreign Affairs Canada, helping to develop the first set of rules and guidelines for the international emission markets. Ted was project coordinator for Canada’s earliest foray into greenhouse gas trading. Prior to that, he worked for the David Suzuki Foundation on a variety of environmental issues.