• Bruce Taylor, P.Eng President

    Bruce Taylor is the founder and President of Enviro-Stewards and has a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo. After working for other consulting firms, he founded Enviro-Stewards in 2000 to focus on preventing root causes of resource usage (rather than building expensive ways to destroy resources produced through manufacturing).

    Bruce has three decades of experience in the fields of water and energy conservation, pollution prevention, sustainable development, and treatment process design. He has won the highest awards in the Pollution Prevention field in both Canada and the United States, and was recently selected as the top environmental consultant in Canada by Clean50.

    Bruce founded The Safe Water Project to empower communities to provide safe water sustainably. Bruce is motivated by the responsibility to be good stewards of the resources we have been entrusted with and to build shared, durable prosperity for the next generation.

  • Reg Snyder
    Reg Snyder Solutions Support, Director
  • Darrin Kinsey, CEM, CET
    Darrin Kinsey, CEM, CET Solutions Design, Director

    As a member of Enviro-Stewards for over seven years, Darrin has acted as an environmental technologist and project manager for numerous industrial energy, water, and product conservation projects.

  • Lloyd Hipel, P.Eng
    Lloyd Hipel, P.Eng Applied Solutions, Director

    Lloyd is a professional engineer with a mission to use his skills and abilities to make a positive impact on people and the planet. Working at Enviro-Stewards provides him with the opportunity to live out his mission through engineering as well as local and international development projects. Outside of work, Lloyd enjoys photography, playing hockey, sampling craft beer, and spending time with his wife, Christy, and his three kids.

  • Aleks Poldma
    Aleks Poldma Solutions Design, Team Lead

    Aleks is passionate about sustainability, the environment, and the Safe Water Project. He spends his free time working out, coaching volleyball, cycling, and being involved with the Estonian community in Toronto.  

  • Alicia Wind
    Alicia Wind Applied Solutions, Team Lead

    Alicia has two degrees in Environmental Engineering from the University of Guelph. While at university, Alicia was inspired by a speech given by Bruce Taylor about improving lives, the environment, and the value of sustainability, and she sought to work for Enviro-Stewards — eventually joining the team in 2010. In her free time, you can find Alicia doing yoga, spending time with her three cats, and working as a receptionist at an animal hospital.

  • Cheryl Kress
    Cheryl Kress Solutions Support
  • Christy Hipel
    Christy Hipel Solutions Support
  • Dave Fox
    Dave Fox Applied Solutions, Team Lead

    Dave is focused on reducing food waste, water use and product losses that directly impact the triple bottom line of Enviro-Steward clients. With a master’s degree in Science (M.Sc.) from McGill University and a Bachelor of Environment, Earth Sciences degree from University of Waterloo, he is experienced in the area of wastewater and specializes in quantitative measurement, manufacturing processes, and the implementation of solutions with the greatest return on investment. His free time is filled with outdoor adventures, usually in a canoe or on a bike, with his awesome wife and dog.

  • David Hannah
    David Hannah Applied Solutions, Team Lead

    David is an engineer who is passionate about environmental issues. At Enviro-Stewards he strives to protect the natural environment, specifically through resource conservation. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors, nature photography, and gardening.

  • Funbi Makinde
    Funbi Makinde Applied Solutions

    Funbi is a recent Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Waterloo with a specialization in Energy and Environmental Systems and Processes. She completed an internship at Enviro-Stewards during her undergraduate studies and has returned to the team as a full-time team member.

    When Funbi isn’t working with companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, you can find her searching a local bookstore for a good read or practicing her Salsa dancing moves.

  • Madeline Collins
    Madeline Collins Applied Solutions

    Madeline has a degree in Civil Engineering and Society from McMaster University and a master’s degree in Science and Sustainability Management from the University of Toronto. Following graduation, she joined Enviro-Stewards and is proud to work for an organization that is committed to creating positive social and environmental change. Some of Madeline’s favourite hobbies include painting, hiking, and enjoying new foods.

  • Spencer Kelly
    Spencer Kelly Solutions Design, Team Lead

    Spencer is a professional project manager with a background in mechanical engineering and a degree from the University of Waterloo. Spencer joined the Enviro-Stewards family in 2014 and is passionate about helping to make a positive difference in the manufacturing industry and through the Safe Water Project in Eastern Africa. In his free time, you can find Spencer cycling around Southern Ontario, rock climbing, or traveling around the world with friends and family.