PRESIDENT & CEO
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 juice, generative conversations with people and groups, in service to life.
Speaking and Writing
Chairs the Board of Directors at Canada’s lifelong leadership learning centre
Director, Social Venture Circle
Strategy Committee co-chair
B Corp Ambassador
Invited to join the first cohort of 80 global leaders advocating for the B Corp movement
Social Venture Institute
Co-convener and producer of the celebrated annual gatherings for social entrepreneurs
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
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
Mike’s Latest Tweets
Rereading this blogpost from last year with a #buildbackbetter perspective, the questions asked then seem more relevant now: "How will you show up for your stakeholders and inspire their trust? How will you ensure your organization will #emergestronger?"