At TAS, Kate is focused on operationalizing the Impact Framework, which covers both eliminating harmful impacts such as GHG emissions and fostering positive outcomes for stakeholders.
She has lived and worked in Vietnam, Australia, Zambia and Canada. She spearheaded the development of the Liveability Index at Stockland and built the Impact Investment Group’s impact framework from the ground up.
“Favourite Toronto neighbourhood? Long Branch – for its close-knit community and proximity to the lake.”
Richard brings over 20 years of experience in real estate and investment management. He is a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®), a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®) and has an MBA in Finance and Financial Services, a JD in Corporate Law and a BA in Commerce. He has built upon his multi-disciplinary background in finance, strategy, M&A, law and operations and has worked with and for entrepreneurs and global financial institutions such as BentallGreenOak.
Richard believes in developing diverse teams focused on radical candour and taking a systems approach with a bias for action. He firmly believes that TAS can focus on both purpose and profit – and play a leadership role in shifting how business interacts with communities, society and the environment.
“Willowdale is my favourite neighbourhood in the city. An eclectic and diverse population with great schools and parks and a great combination of commercial and residential development that retains a sense of community.”
Leslie cut her teeth (professionally!) in the charitable sector where she learned how to collaborate closely and drive impact with communities through projects like museums and cultural centres. She enjoys expanding her perspective through contemporary art, the culinary arts, yoga and meditation.
“Fave hood has to be Parkdale for its diversity, spirit and grit.”