Bradley Chisholm

Bradley Chisholm

Bradley is a governance and leadership consultant currently serving as the Director of Strategy for the College of Registered Nurses of BC. Bradley is supporting the co-creation of a single nursing regulator in BC, bringing together the colleges of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses.

Bradley is also a Collaborator with WATSON, a Vancouver-based consultancy focusing on board governance and leadership where he was a governance associate. Bradley’s experience in law, government, executive coaching, leadership development and executive education allows him to add unique value to clients across sectors. Prior to joining WATSON, Bradley was the Partner of a leadership development firm, Roy Group, working with developing the leadership capacity within small giants across western Canada. Bradley served as the chief of staff to the Alberta Attorney General and the Alberta Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. In these roles he was charged with positioning his cabinet minister and team for high performance. Bradley’s leadership was critical in the development of Alberta’s Safe Communities Initiative, Alberta’s Gang Suppression Initiative and Alberta’s 10 year plan to end homelessness. Before serving in government Bradley practiced law in Calgary, Alberta. Prior to law he worked as a leadership program designer and program leader in New York for the American Management Association and on the Isle of Skye, Scotland for the Columba 1400 Leadership Centre.Bradley received his executive coaching certification from the Hudson Institute of Coaching and holds his PCC accreditation from the International Coaching Federation. He obtained his JD from the University of Calgary, and his BA Economics from McGill University. Bradley is a proud alumnus of the United World College movement, where he obtained his International Baccalaureate in Montezuma New Mexico. Bradley is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta.
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Alexa Pitoulis

Alexa Pitoulis

Alexa Pitoulis is a creative strategist with over 17 years of experience leading teams in public, private and non-profit sectors. Alexa recently launched Goodly Foods, a budding social enterprise that makes delicious soups, stews, and sauces by repurposing surplus produce and creating unique community employment opportunities.

A change leader with an MBA in Sustainable Systems, Alexa is skilled at moving the whole working of an organization, and its effects on systems, in ways that illuminate potential and build capacity. Her time spent in her father’s restaurants as a child spurred a deep interest in food systems. Alexa led a successful project to have the City of Ottawa adopt policy supporting community garden development, served on the Ottawa Food Security Council, and was chair of the Inuvik Food Bank. When not cooking for her two teenagers, Alexa can be found zooming around town, trails or roads on one of her bikes.
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Matt Breech

Matt Breech

Matt Breech is the Co-Founder and CEO of TallGrass, one of Canada’s leading manufacturers and distributors of natural health and beauty products. Founded in 1997, TallGrass sells supplies health food

stores across Canada with a variety of brands and products including Botanica, Host Defense and MegaFood. A recent winner of the CHFA Supplier of Excellence award and Business in Vancouver 40 under 40 award, Matt is committed to building a successful business with the goal of growing personal, community and planetary wellness.

In addition to running TallGrass, Matt also serves on the Board of the Vancouver Dance Centre and the Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, and recently served two terms on the Board of the Canadian Health Food Association, chairing the Government Relations committee. Matt lives in Vancouver with his wife Shino, daughter Emma and Milo the wonder dog.

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Scott Hughes

Scott Hughes

Scott is a leading social finance practitioner combining 20 years of banking and finance experience in the application of conventional tools of finance to social sector organizations. Scott assists in overcoming

the organizational challenges of financial management and scarce capital to increase financial resilience. In addition to experience in the conventional banking stream, Scott lead a team of funding practitioners at Vancity Credit Union, providing a range of financial services and tools to charities, not-for-profits, social enterprises and cooperatives. A charismatic people leader with highly effective communication skills, Scott has a track record of successfully leading teams and building collaborative internal and external partnerships to achieve strong results.
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Tracy London

Tracy London

Tracy London is the Executive Director, University Campaigns at Simon Fraser University. Previously she served for five years as the Assistant Dean, Development with the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia.

She holds a Juris Doctor and Master in Social Work, and a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care. Tracy has worked as an environmental and international human right law activist, and a term sessional lecturer in Canadian Social Policy and International Social Development at the School of Social Work at UBC.
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