About

Leadership Team

President/CEO and Founder: Sandi Stride

Sandi Stride is a business strategy, branding and sustainability expert, and has a background in environmental science (Honours B.Sc) as well as business (MBA). Sandi’s career has included environmental planning, marketing management with an international packaged goods corporation, advertising and consulting. Her consulting work has focused on corporate strategy, sustainability strategy and communications. A Hamilton resident and homeowner, Sandi is very passionate about helping to create sustainable prosperity for the Ontario cities of Hamilton and Burlington.

Sustainable Hamilton Burlington Board of Directors


Ruth Liebersbach : CFO, McMaster  Innovation Park  (Chair )

Ruth Liebersbach

CFO, McMaster Innovation Park (Chair )

Alanna Aqui : Environmental &  Sustainability  Consultant,  Dupont Sustainable Solutions

Alanna Aqui

Environmental & Sustainability Consultant, Dupont Sustainable Solutions

Brian Benko : Vice President  Procurement and  Information Technology, ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Brian Benko

Vice President Procurement and Information Technology, ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Tony Cupido : Chief Building & Facilities Officer, Mohawk College

Tony Cupido

Chief Building & Facilities Officer, Mohawk College

Robert Dunford : Partner, Gowling WLG  (Secretary-Treasurer)

Robert Dunford

Partner, Gowling WLG (Secretary-Treasurer)

Liz Nield : CEO, Lura Consulting

Liz Nield

CEO, Lura Consulting


We would also like to acknowledge our Founding Board Members for the role in the foundation of Sustainable Hamilton:

  • Mark Chamberlain, President, Trivaris
  • Blair Feltmate, Professor, University of Waterloo School of Enterprise and Environment, and Chair, Climate Change Adaptation Project: Canada
  • Neil Freeman, VP Business Development, Horizon Utilities
  • Glenn Marshall, President, Greening Marketing
  • Ashish Pujari, Professor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster
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Doing what’s right for your business is what’s right for your city

Are you a business in the city of Hamilton or Burlington, Ontario that wants to learn more about sustainability and how to achieve stronger triple bottom line results? Find out how Sustainable Hamilton Burlington can help.