Announcing the Appointment of Michael Kerford as CEO of ECO Canada

October 14, 2014

CALGARY, CANADA — ECO Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Kerford as President and Chief Executive Officer. He assumed responsibilities on September 27, 2014 and succeeds Grant Trump, who has joined ECO Canada’s Board of Directors.

Michael Kerford has been with ECO Canada for 16 years and was most recently President of the organization. Over that time, Michael has overseen ECO Canada’s operations, actively supporting the CEO and Board in the organization’s strategic planning and business development.

The Board is indebted to Grant, who is the founding President and CEO of the organization, for his dedication and commitment to ECO Canada over the past two decades. Under his leadership the organization has expanded its service offerings and has become Canada’s leading environment organization dedicated to environmental professional certification, training, and human resource planning.

ECO Canada’s Chair of the Board, Faramarz Bogzaran commented, “We are very excited to make this announcement, which marks an important step in ECO Canada’s evolution. We are very pleased to have someone with Michael’s experience and vision assume leadership of the organization. We look forward to working with him on the next steps of ECO Canada’s journey.”

About ECO Canada:

ECO Canada trains and certifies environmental professionals. We maintain Canada’s premier online job board and training academy for environmental careers, and set the standards for environmental professionals (EPs). All ECO Canada services are responsive to industry demand with insight from ongoing labour market research. Find out more at

For more information and interview requests, please contact:

Angie Knowles
Communications Coordinator
Ph: 403-233-0748
Fax: 403-269-9544


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