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About Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to transform mental health systems by improving the way that care is accessed, measured and delivered.

Our Team

Simon Weisz

Simon Weisz

President

Simon completed a business and law degree at Ivey Business School and Western University. Simon has previously worked in investment banking at Macquarie Capital, and more recently in corporate law at Stikeman Elliott LLP. Simon is a director and the chair of Building Up (a non-profit social enterprise) and co-founder of True North Sports Camps.

Jeremy Weisz

Jeremy Weisz

CEO

Jeremy completed a business and law degree at the Ivey Business School and Western University. Previously, Jeremy worked for several years as a corporate lawyer at Goodmans LLP, followed by a business and product development role at Aequitas Innovations. Jeremy co-founded True North Sports Camps.

Mike Lerner

Mike Lerner

CTO

Mike completed a Computer Engineering (B.Sc) degree at Queen’s University and has extensive experience as a full stack developer. Mike was previously the lead developer at 500px where he founded and led the development of the 500px Marketplace, and he has also co-founded and built several successful web and mobile companies, including Dirt and Tiny Tanks.

Sanah Chaudhry

Sanah Chaudhry

Clinical Partnerships

Sanah completed a health science and political science degree at Western University. Previously, Sanah has worked in pharmaceutical sales at Bayer and AstraZeneca, and more recently in medical and dermatology sales at L'Oreal. As the President of Free the Children at Western University, Sanah led a range of programs to help build schools for children in developing countries.

Nicole Ducharme

Nicole Ducharme

Case Manager

Nicole completed her Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counselling Psychology at Monash University, Australia. Prior to joining Greenspace, Nicole worked as a Wellbeing Officer for an Australian highschool as well as a Mental Health Supervisor for an international college. Nicole has experience with various populations including refugees, international families, veterans, children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Laura Keddy

Laura Keddy

Director of Customer Success

Laura’s mission at Greenspace is to help therapists and clinics to improve the way they deliver evidence based care to their clients. Prior to joining Greenspace, Laura gained valuable experience with several high growth companies, scaling sales and operations functions, and driving value to partners by consulting on best practices. Outside of work, you will find Laura at the newest dessert spot in Toronto, gardening, and spending time with her dog.

Ryan Luker

Ryan Luker

Senior Developer

Ryan is a passionate technology enthusiast with over 5 years of experience in a wide range of technical roles and responsibilities. Before joining Greenspace, Ryan was a developer at Freshgrade Education Inc, where he focused on improving parent, student and teacher communication. He is also a strong advocate for the startup weekend initiative and won an event as the lead developer of a social media application called Aptiv.

Matthew MacKay

Matthew MacKay

Co-op Developer

Matthew is a 4th year Computer Sci. and Math student at Thompson Rivers University and has been the Computer Science Club Student Representative. He has a strong background in Math, Coding, and Prototyping being involved with technology events such as Tech Fest, ProtoHack, CUCSC, and others over the last half decade. Beyond tech, he is a musician, gym goer, and researcher.

Delano Mandelbaum

Delano Mandelbaum

VP Engineering

Delano is a technology industry veteran with 15 years of experience in software engineering, process management, and leadership. Prior to joining Greenspace, Delano was CTO at Two Hat Security and JBF Sports, where he led the product and development teams including the launch of Club Blackhawks. He is a 2011 alumnus of the Montreal-based accelerator Founder Fuel.

Dr. Rylie Moore

Dr. Rylie Moore

Clinical Lead

Dr. Moore completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology in the neuropsychology track at the University of Victoria. Dr. Moore is a psychologist at CAMH, with experience in the Gender Identity and the Complex Mental Illness – Schizophrenia programs. Dr. Moore has previous clinical experience at the University of Victoria psychology clinic, Victoria Child and Youth Mental Health Clinic and the Victoria Forensic Psychiatry Clinic.

Zarmeen Mughal

Zarmeen Mughal

Case Manager

Zarmeen completed a psychology degree (B.A. Hons.) at the University of Waterloo. Prior to joining Greenspace, Zarmeen worked at UWaterloo’s Cognition and Natural Behaviour Laboratory as a Research Assistant conducting experiments, coordinating studies and performing statistical analyses. Zarmeen also worked as a Canadian Mental Health Association’s distress center volunteer helping clients access the necessary mental health services in their area.

André Toscano

André Toscano

Senior Software Developer

André completed his M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp). Prior to joining Greenspace, André has co-founded and worked as a full-stack software engineer at Venidera R&D, a company that successfully delivers operations research methodologies as user-friendly pieces of software for companies in the Brazilian energy market. André is passionate about technology, has 22 years of experience working with software development both in universities and companies.

Kim Tsang

Kim Tsang

Case Manager

Kim completed her Master of Education (M.Ed.) Counselling and Psychology degree at the OISE program at the University of Toronto. Kim completed her practicum at York University where she was an intern counsellor and provided brief individual psychotherapy, single sessions for crises, and completed intakes. Prior to joining Greenspace, Kim volunteered at the Fraser Health Crisis Line and Richmond Cares Richmond Gives.

Harry Williams

Harry Williams

Account Executive

Harry completed a criminology degree at Western University, where he founded the Student Projects Committee and established the Online Student Exhibition at the McIntosh Art Gallery. Prior to joining Greenspace, Harry helped scale and lead the consumer sales team at eSight, TIME Magazine's "2017 Invention of the Year" and the 2017 Canadian Innovation Awards "Breakthrough Technology of the Year". Harry is a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada.

Joyce Wong

Joyce Wong

Lead Case Manager

Joyce completed her Masters of Education (M.Ed.) Counselling Psychology degree at the OISE program at the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Greenspace, Joyce worked as an Immediate Support Counsellor at an Employee Assistance Program, conducting telephonic single-session counselling. Joyce also volunteered at the Toronto Distress Centre, providing emotional support to the community for over six years.

Vanessa Zammit

Vanessa Zammit

Case Manager

Vanessa completed her Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree at Ryerson University. Prior to joining Greenspace, Vanessa completed her placement hours in the Co-Op Cred Program at Parkdale Activity Recreation Center (PARC), working with community members with lived experience of mental illness and food insecurity to advocate for mental health awareness. Vanessa continues her work at Community Living Mississauga (CLM), supporting individuals with disabilities in the community and advocating for inclusion.

Greenspace Advisors

We are backed by advisors with significant experience across multiple sectors.

Mary Deacon

Mary Deacon

Mary is Chair of the Bell Let’s Talk mental health initiative, the largest-ever corporate initiative of its kind in Canada. Over the last 25 years, she has held a series of senior positions in the not-for-profit sector including as the inaugural President of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation.

Dr. Linda Maxwell

Dr. Linda Maxwell

Dr. Maxwell is the founding director of the Ryerson Biomedical Zone and is a physician and surgeon who has practiced in a wide range of clinical settings. Dr. Maxwell has experience in technology transfer and research commercialization at the University of Oxford and the National Health Service (UK), where she worked with inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs.

Dr. Sylvain Roy

Dr. Sylvain Roy

Dr. Roy is a bilingual rehabilitation neuropsychologist holding positions at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the Inner City Family Health Team in Toronto, and as an Adjunct Professor at York University. Dr. Roy is also the President-Elect for the Ontario Psychological Association.

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos

Dr. Dan Andreae

Dr. Andreae was the longest serving President of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), and leader of a successful ten year campaign to secure statutory legislation recognizing social work as a profession. Dr. Andreae is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo and has received numerous awards for his work in education, social work and neurodegenerative diseases.

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos

Dr. Stergiopoulos is the Physician-in-Chief at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She is also the Director of the Division of Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems and an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Previously, Dr. Stergiopoulos was the Psychiatrist-In-Chief at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Scott MacFarlane

Scott MacFarlane

Scott is a software engineering leader with experience building and managing software products and teams from small start-ups to large enterprises spanning healthcare, semiconductor and defence industries. Scott previously was a founder and the Chief Technology Officer of Med Access, which was acquired by Telus Health in 2014.

Mark Cummings

Mark Cummings

Mark is the President and CEO of Teachers Life. Mark was formerly the President and CEO of ScotiaLife Financial where he was responsible for the strategy and growth of all aspects of Scotiabank’s insurance business. Previously, he held executive management level positions at RBC and Canada Life, focusing on Insurance, Wealth Management and Human Resources.

Yishay Waxman

Yishay Waxman

Yishay is an entrepreneur, investor and start-up advisor and has been in the mobile technology space for over 18 years. Previously, Yishay was the co-founder Jumptap, Inc. (a widely recognized Mobile advertising network), that scaled revenues to $100m+ and was acquired in November 2013 by Millennial Media (NYSE: MM).

Dr. Ryan Van Wert

Dr. Ryan Van Wert

Dr. Van Wert is a physician entrepreneur and is a co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Vynca, Inc., a Silicon Valley healthcare technology company. Dr. Van Wert is also a co-founder at AWAIR, Inc. and a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Stanford University, where his academic focus is in technology assessment and in teaching biomedical innovation.

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