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GLOBE Connectors

Take advantage of a new resource this year: the GLOBE Connector Group.

Our designated GLOBE Connectors can help you make the most of your participation by facilitating access to fellow delegates and exhibitors at the conference and in the exhibition. The Connector Group is comprised of senior executives from diverse sectors who have substantive networks and experience at GLOBE events. These leaders will help you connect with other conference participants and exhibitors who may have shared interests in business development, markets, investment, technology or policy.

By facilitating introductions and helping make high quality connections, the GLOBE Connector group is there to help move the sustainability yardstick forward and further increase the value of your investment in GLOBE.

Registered conference delegates can contact any member of the Connector Group using their email addresses provide below.

Introducing our GLOBE 2012 Connectors:

Chris Henderson, President, Lumos Energy & Founder, The Delphi Group 

Chris heads Lumos Energy Clean Energy Value Advisors as President. He is the most expert and experienced Clean Energy Advisor to Aboriginal communities in Canada. He plays a major role in enhancing the capacity of Aboriginal communities to develop clean energy projects, finance new technologies, and undertake large and complex projects/ventures. Chris is known as a Strategist, and for his outstanding skills in designing and implementing Business, Project and Venture strategies. He possesses an extensive background in sustainability, green economy, strategic planning, consulting services, financial structuring and public policy.


Velma McColl, Principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group

Velma joined Earnscliffe Strategy Group in 2004, where she now works on economic and social issues, specializing in energy, environment and green technologies. Previously, she advised several Federal Cabinet Ministers on political strategy, policy and communications. Her career includes success as an entrepreneur and experience working collaboratively with business, academia, not-for-profits and the public sector. With more than a decade in Ottawa, she is a frequent writer and commentator on international and national energy and climate change issues. Velma co-founded the Canadian Clean Technology Coalition.


Michael Gerbis, CEO, The Delphi Group

Mike is responsible for overseeing the growth and long-term direction of The Delphi Group, a strategic consulting firm that assists Fortune 100 companies manage environmental risks and implement corporate sustainability strategies. With 20+ years of experience, Mike provides strategic advice and insight to clients and project teams across Delphi's key services areas - GHG management, corporate sustainability and clean technology. Mike is actively involved in the community and is the founder of the Emerging Leaders Forum (www.leadingchange2012.ca), and founding President of The Climate Reality Canada.


Ann Duffy, President, The Ann Duffy Group

Ann is an international advisor and speaker on sustainability and social responsibility for the mega sport event sector, the Olympic movement, and corporate leaders. She assists organizations in creating integrated performance-based platforms for environmental, economic, social and legacy priorities. Ann served as media spokesperson and architect of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Committee's corporate-wide Sustainability Management and Report System - an Olympic Games' first. Since then, her clients include Sochi 2014, Toronto 2015 (Pan Am Games), Istanbul 2020 and MEC. Ann advised the GRI and ISO on new standards for sustainable event management and reporting. Prior to her work in the sport sector, Ann was Vice President, Sustainable Development of CH2M HILL Canada, where she established the firm's national sustainable enterprise solutions consulting practice and CSR program.


Coro Strandberg, Principal, Strandberg Consulting

Coro Strandberg is a top sustainability strategist and thought leader in Canada and recently recognized as one of the "2012 Clean 50" by Delta Management Group. Coro advises boards, executives and sustainability managers on the strategies, systems and tools to generate business and social value by identifying and leveraging social and environmental risks and opportunities. She specializes in the integration of sustainability into board governance, management systems, procurement, finance, investment, and human resources.                             coro.strandberg@globe.ca



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