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Making an Impact: 2018 Award Winners


Spotlight on environmental leaders – winning projects and career highlights.

The ECO Impact Award is about recognizing excellence and celebrating certified environmental professionals making an impact through their work.

There is a recognition in each of the four categories – Top Environmental Professional (EP), Top Environmental Professional-in-Training (EPt), Top Environmental Professional Auditor (EP Auditor) and Top Employer.

On November 7, we recognized 4 inspirational winners for their leadership, innovation and commitment to environment protection and sustainability.

Join us again for a free webinar as we offer an intimate panel discussion with 3 of the winners. This session aims to shine a spotlight on their winning project, nature of their work, motivation behind working in the sector and career highlights.

This session will be suitable for anyone working within the environmental sector.

UPDATE: Due to conflicting priorities for one of our panelists, this session will be postponed to January. An update will be provided once a new date is confirmed.

Yana Jay

Senior Manager, Program Acquisitions & Partnerships

Yana has been part ECO Canada for the past six years, overseeing a multitude of different programs. Recently, she moved into her current position of Senior Manager of Program Acquisitions and Partnerships. This role’s focus includes leading the acquisitions team, developing key partnerships across Canada and project manage large-scale, product improvement initiatives. Prior to her time at ECO Canada, Yana worked in advertising for over five years working with energy sector clients in identifying and developing their employer brands.

Noor Gias

Senior Manager, Marketing

As the Senior Manager of Marketing at ECO Canada, Noor is responsible for the development and execution of strategic marketing programs that elevates the awareness of ECO’s programs and services across the environment sector. He brings over 7 years of progressive marketing experience across telecommunications, energy and the environment sector. Noor is passionate about environmental sustainability and enjoys learning about the latest innovation, clean technology and environmental policies that impacts our planet.

EP Winner:

Lisa Sutherland

B. Sc., P. Ag., EP

Corporate Environmental Specialist

The City of Calgary

EP Auditor Winner:

Sanjoy Mallick

EP (CEA), P. Eng

Compliance Advisor

Trans Mountain Corporation

Top Employer Winner:

Scott Freiburger

BES, A.Sc.T., EP, EP (CEA), EP (EMSLA), LEED AP

Managing Director

AET Group Inc.

+ Overview

Spotlight on environmental leaders – winning projects and career highlights.

The ECO Impact Award is about recognizing excellence and celebrating certified environmental professionals making an impact through their work.

There is a recognition in each of the four categories – Top Environmental Professional (EP), Top Environmental Professional-in-Training (EPt), Top Environmental Professional Auditor (EP Auditor) and Top Employer.

On November 7, we recognized 4 inspirational winners for their leadership, innovation and commitment to environment protection and sustainability.

Join us again for a free webinar as we offer an intimate panel discussion with 3 of the winners. This session aims to shine a spotlight on their winning project, nature of their work, motivation behind working in the sector and career highlights.

This session will be suitable for anyone working within the environmental sector.

UPDATE: Due to conflicting priorities for one of our panelists, this session will be postponed to January. An update will be provided once a new date is confirmed.

+ Moderators

Yana Jay

Senior Manager, Program Acquisitions & Partnerships

Yana has been part ECO Canada for the past six years, overseeing a multitude of different programs. Recently, she moved into her current position of Senior Manager of Program Acquisitions and Partnerships. This role’s focus includes leading the acquisitions team, developing key partnerships across Canada and project manage large-scale, product improvement initiatives. Prior to her time at ECO Canada, Yana worked in advertising for over five years working with energy sector clients in identifying and developing their employer brands.

Noor Gias

Senior Manager, Marketing

As the Senior Manager of Marketing at ECO Canada, Noor is responsible for the development and execution of strategic marketing programs that elevates the awareness of ECO’s programs and services across the environment sector. He brings over 7 years of progressive marketing experience across telecommunications, energy and the environment sector. Noor is passionate about environmental sustainability and enjoys learning about the latest innovation, clean technology and environmental policies that impacts our planet.

+ Panel Members

EP Winner:

Lisa Sutherland

B. Sc., P. Ag., EP

Corporate Environmental Specialist

The City of Calgary

EP Auditor Winner:

Sanjoy Mallick

EP (CEA), P. Eng

Compliance Advisor

Trans Mountain Corporation

Top Employer Winner:

Scott Freiburger

BES, A.Sc.T., EP, EP (CEA), EP (EMSLA), LEED AP

Managing Director

AET Group Inc.