PRESIDENT & CEO
Convener. Entrepreneur advisor. Philosopher.
Mike is an accomplished entrepreneur, consultant and advisor who has spent more than 20 years working to catalyze social responsibility and sustainability with organizations on four continents.
Working from our Vancouver office, Mike is engaged on international projects, primarily in strategy, values-based branding, organizational design, and communications. His experience spans multiple sectors, including social services, responsible finance, business-to-business models and early-stage social enterprise.
As an emcee, keynote speaker, entrepreneur-in-residence, and frequent workshop presenter, Mike regularly hosts events, convenes conferences, and teaches strategy, branding, and entrepreneurial leadership. He’s happiest when hosting juicy, generative conversations with people and groups, in service to life.
Speaking and Writing
How to Deliver What Your Clients Truly Want and Need – Consulting Success Podcast
Accelerating the Shift to the Next Economy – Handprint Podcast
Response & Resilience: Our Role in a Changing World – Holistic Centers Network Keynote Address
Creating Value as a Social Impact Entrepreneur – NOW Podcast
Beginning Your Bottom Line Journey – Boiling Point Podcast
Not Business As Usual – Institute B
Elements of Strategy series – Be The Change magazine
Hollyhock: Board Chair at Canada’s lifelong leadership learning centre
B Corp Ambassador: Member of the first cohort of 80 global leaders advocating for the B Corp movement.
ORS Impact: Board member of this leading measurement, learning, and evaluation consultancy.
Social Venture Institute: Co-convener and producer of the celebrated annual gatherings for social entrepreneurs.
Social Venture Circle: Served for three years on the Board of Directors and as C0-Chair of the Strategy Committee
RADIUS Social Innovation Lab & Venture Accelerator: Served for five years as Entrepreneur-in-Residence, supporting dozens of social entrepreneurs and their enterprises.
Royal Roads University: Served for six years on the Advisory Council to the Faculty of Management
Demonstrating Value Resource Society: Founding board member of this social enterprise impact evaluation organization
Dreamrider Theatre: Served for three years as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors at this visionary environmental education non-profit.
BC Epilepsy Society: Served for four years, including two as Chair of the Board of Directors of this health support and advocacy non-profit