Board of Directors

Mark Zekulin

Former President & CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation, one of Canada’s most successful startups over the past decade.

Founder, The Greater Return, a mission-oriented early stage investment company

Founder and Director, Happy Roots Foundation

Chairman of the Board, Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa

Masters in Law from the University of Cambridge, specializing in international and environmental law

Andre Fernandez

Former Chief Operating Officer at Canopy Growth Corporation

Previously worked in manufacturing finance and asset management and was part of the team that implemented the World Class Manufacturing methodology to transform Chrysler when Fiat and Chrysler merged  B.Sc. from Queen’s University and an MBA from Rotman School of Management (UofT)

Dominique T. Hussey
Board Member

Vice Chair & Toronto Managing Partner at Bennett Jones LLP, one of Canada’s largest and most recognized national law firms

Board Member, Ontario Brain Institute

Board Member and Treasurer, The Advocates’ Society

Board Member, Black North Initiative

Leads Bennett Jones Intellectual Property Litigation group and co-head of its Innovation, Technology and Branding group

Stacy Kauk
Board Member

Head of Sustainability at Shopify, leading the corporate carbon program and Shopify Sustainability Fund.

Advisory Board, Carbon Management Research Initiative (CaMRI) at the Centre on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University.

Former senior advisor at Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Representative of Canada as a member of negotiating delegations to UN Multilateral Environmental Agreements, including the Montreal Protocol and Stockholm Convention

Tim Saunders
Audit Committee

Former Director and Audit Chair, Charlotte’s Web

Board Member and Audit Committee Chair, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Independent Advisor with over 35 years of international experience including previous roles as EVP and CFO, Canopy Growth Corporation; Senior Finance Executive roles with Vodafone and Mitel; CFO of a clean tech company and CFO of a successful SPAC exit

Alumni of PricewaterhouseCoopers