We use technology and data to improve the way that mental healthcare is accessed, measured and delivered. Our Measurement Platform enables mental health providers and organizations to implement consistent evidence-based measurement into their practice. This model is proven to significantly impact patient results, while generating valuable data for organizations. Our Intake Module facilitates a more effective referral into mental health and addictions services. This program has been implemented across both organizations and healthcare systems, improving the patient experience and driving more coordinated care.
Collectively we believe in and embody the following core values:
First and foremost, we are motivated by creating positive change in the world. Our success is measured by the impact we have on each individual and community that we touch. We are comfortable challenging the status quo in pursuit of solutions that improve the mental health care system.
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.
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.
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.
Jesse completed an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Specialization in Philosophy at Western University. Prior to joining Greenspace, Jesse served as the Vice President at Jack.org; guiding them through unprecedented impact, team and revenue growth. He also led the development of BeThere.org which was recently awarded two Webby Awards as the Top Health Website in the World. Prior to Jack.org, Jesse spent seven years leading the development team at the Movember Foundation and two years as the men's eating disorder group therapy facilitator at Sheena's Place in Toronto, Canada.
Ayesha Iffat completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Amity University, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Addictions & Mental Health from Durham College. Ayesha has gained valuable experience working as a Housing Case Manager for a non-profit organization, prior to Greenspace. Ayesha is committed to making a change in mental health services for people, and making a difference where she can.
Alex is a developer with a drive for learning and creativity. He has a BFA in Music Composition & Electroacoustics from Simon Fraser University and has undertaken many development projects including creating software for lawyers, municipal governments, and video games. He is the creator of the leading Google Chrome Reading List extension, with over 40,000+ active users. When not working on the internet, Alex enjoys spending time with his family, baking (and eating) pies, and writing and performing music with his band, The Crystal Ships.
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.
Brian is a tech junkie and professional nap taker. Before joining Greenspace, Brian has worked on pipelining tools for feature films, SPAs for e-commerce websites, streaming apps(not Netflix) and mobile apps. In his free time, he enjoys writing, outdoor activities and learning.
Prior to joining Greenspace, Bit made video and digital content for organizations in the education and healthcare spaces. She has an M.A. in visual anthropology from Goldsmiths, U. of London and a B.A. in psychology from McGill University. Brit loves art and storytelling in all forms, canoe trips, and making delicious food.
Carly earned her BA in Economics and English at Wilfrid Laurier University. Prior to joining Greenspace, Carly worked as a customer success manager for several different Toronto start-ups, including Yelp for Restaurants, where she helped consult and scale the operations for many of Toronto's top restaurants. Outside of work, Carly is passionate about reading, baking, and practicing yoga.
Cole has a bottomless fascination with modern technologies, driving him to design creative solutions to technical problems. Before coming on board at Greenspace, Cole had worn various hats within the technology industry over the past 4 years. Previously, he was the Lead Developer at a digital design agency before working independently – eventually providing contracting and consulting to over 20 organizations across the globe.
Dan is a successful software engineer who has led many innovative teams. Prior to joining Greenspace, Dan was a technical director at FreshGrade supporting the growth of tech in education. He has led a team building a large-scale scheduling application and supported the technology of marketing businesses. Outside of work, Dan can be found enjoying the mountains with his family.
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.
Before joining Greenspace, Elaine worked at a global fintech start-up as a QA Automation Developer. She has a BASc in Engineering, Computer Engineering from Simon Fraser University. Elaine is passionate about developing technology that could improve the lives of others. Outside of work, Elaine finds joy in telling stories with their friends—whether D&D or Toastmasters—and catching up with their never-ending reading list on Storygraph.
Eric completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of British Columbia. Prior to Greenspace he gained experience at the BC Cancer agency developing 3D simulation software for treatment planning. Fostered by employment at a homeless shelter, Eric developed an interest in mental health challenges, and has volunteered for CMHA editing a podcast series. Outside work Eric enjoys soccer, rock climbing, and the beach!
Evan is a software developer with a wealth of experience working at startups. Previous to Greenspace, Evan was a Senior Developer at Bananatag, and The Number, a creative agency in Victoria. He has a passion for closely connected, highly functioning teams, and a love of cooking and making music.
Evan received his BA in Sociology and Health Studies from the University of Toronto, where he was very involved in all aspects of student life – from student government to cultural groups on campus. During his undergrad, Evan was an Administrative Assistant with B&C Health and volunteered his time with Trillium Health Partner’s Hospital Elder Lifecare Program (HELP) where he worked to improve the mental health of older adults. Outside of work, Evan stays active with hockey and volleyball while still finding time to try out every café he comes across.
Evan graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in Physics. He was the Head Manager of The Queen’s Pub, an on-campus, student-run establishment. In his spare time, Evan enjoys staying active hiking, running and training towards his goal of completing an Ironman.
Evelyn is a practitioner of both science and art, with over 6 years of experience in designing web and mobile application experiences for government agencies (Toronto Zoo, Gov of Canada), health and Edutech startups in Toronto.
Before joining Greenspace, she was the first designer at Altus Assessments, an education technology company, where she led the design culture by creating delightful experiences for over 100,000 students and 400 admissions teams, promote design thinking across the organization, and being an advocate of the user in the product development process. She loves cats.
Graeme is a seasoned developer, with over 10 years of practice building user experiences on the web. Prior to joining Greenspace, Graeme was a developer at Memory.ai (Norway), and Boligportal, Denmark’s largest housing rental website. He is passionate about building practical and elegant tools to support people doing their jobs. He also likes bikes.
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.
Hayley has 20+ years of marketing experience across several industries, most recently focused on the growth and success of the Advanced Diagnostics portfolio for Canada's leading laboratory. Hayley is passionate about empowered healthcare and accessibility and is so proud to be part of Greenspace, an organization that is on a mission to transform mental health services so that people can get well and stay well. Outside of work, Hayley has a love for music, art and the great outdoors, and enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and her dog, Sam.
Jahan went to York University for a Bachelor of Human Resources Management (BHRM) and is currently pursuing a PMP certification. Along with being an advocate for positive company culture, diversity, and inclusion, Jahan has worked within e-commerce and financial tech teams to bring a best-in-class customer experience. Offline, she unironically enjoys long walks on the beach, learning new languages, quality time with her family and friends, and travel.
Jake graduated from Queen's University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics. Ever since his personal experience with mental illness he has advocated for he has been passionate about mental health advocacy. Jake has advocated for mental health through public speaking, writing and community organizing alongside a variety of organizations. Jake is excited to bring his passion for mental health to Greenspace and the sales team!
Jason completed his Honours BBA at Wilfrid Laurier University. He previously worked in motivational speaking at WE, program and systems management at Jack.org, and more recently as a programs director at Kids Help Phone. Outside of work, you will often find Jason playing volleyball or hosting games nights.
Jay is passionate about ending the stigma around mental health, especially among young men, as well as improving the access and quality of mental health treatment in North America. His interest in the mental health field led him to a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Queen’s University, and subsequently working at Greenspace. Outside of his work at Greenspace, Jay is a guitar player, singer/songwriter, and music producer.
Joel is passionate about building robust and efficient systems and learning about technology. He previously worked as a backend developer for the fintech industry and has experience working on the web, cryptocurrencies, and prediction markets. In his free time he enjoys challenging himself by participating in hackathons and working on interesting side projects.
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.
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.
Mackenzie completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science and Data Science at the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining Greenspace, Mackenzie worked at Tveon, developing video processing interfaces, and FreshGrade, where he worked on build systems. He has also been involved with various projects to spark interest in STEM in high school youths. Outside of work, Mackenzie enjoys hiking, biking, camping, and music.
Matt has a passion for modern technology with a focus on building quality and accessible platforms for users. Before joining Greenspace, Matt has worn multiple hats over the last five years with companies in the web, 3d printing and telecommunication markets. In his time outside work, he is a passionate skier, hiker, kayaker and guitarist.
Mike earned a Master of Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Smith School of Business at Queens University. He previously worked in a business development role at Dataswift, a UK-based tech infrastructure startup. He has a life-long passion for sports and represented Canada as a member of the national rowing team at the 2012 Olympics and numerous other international competitions.
Moaath completed his Applied Computer Science degree (BSc) at University of Winnipeg and has several years of software development experience. Prior to joining Greenspace, He gained valuable experience with data and data visualization working as a software developer at Investors Group. Since an early age, Moaath developed a passion for building user-friendly applications and was involved in various freelancing projects.
Murielle earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography from the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining Greenspace, Murielle worked as a Product Owner at a Vancouver based SaaS company specializing in patient communication for the dental industry. She is passionate about using technology to solve problems, and delivering value to customers. Outside of work, Murielle can be found hiking, co-hosting her podcast Our Silly Little Anxieties, or checking out a new restaurant in Vancouver.
Robin holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Regina. Prior to joining Greenspace, Robin worked in various software development roles at Estated, GasBuddy and SGI. Robin loves music, gardening, and hiking with her dog, Clover.
Rodrigo is a passionate mobile developer with more than 10 years in the market. Before joining Greenspace, Rodrigo has contributed to other startups such as 99, Chama and SkipTheDishes. His ultimate goal is to build solutions that effectively improve the daily lives of millions of people.
Rose completed her bachelor’s degree in medical sciences and biology at The University of Western Ontario before completing her Masters in Management of health care systems, also at Western. Prior to joining Greenspace Rose worked as a Project Manager in the healthcare sector. Outside of work, you might find Rose walking, watching murder mysteries, or eating popcorn.
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.
Sarah completed her degree in Communications at York University before earning a Public Relations post-grad diploma from Humber College. Sarah believes in a customer-first approach, which prior to joining Greenspace, she practiced as Customer Success Team lead at a start-up acquired by a fortune 25 company, after shifting from a career in marketing and communications. Outside of work, Sarah performs improv and co-hosts the The Alopecia Project podcast.
Selena graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Communications & Sociology, where she developed her passion for research, writing, and social advocacy. Prior to joining Greenspace, Selena worked as a Marketing Specialist for Wicks Forge while freelancing as a copywriter. In her free time, Selena can usually be found hiking up mountains or snowboarding down them.
Tanya completed her Master of Social Work (M.S.W) at the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Greenspace, Tanya worked at Brampton Civic Hospital and The Canadian Mental Health Association where she provided brief individual psychotherapy, intake assessments and supported clients on their journey through the mental health system. In Tanya's spare time you can find her practicing yoga, reading, hiking and snuggling her cat.
Tanya completed her PhD in Kinesiology with a specialization in Exercise and Health Psychology at the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Greenspace, Tanya was a Senior Consultant at Shift Health, a strategy consultancy firm serving the health research and innovation ecosystem; where she led a wide variety of projects including developing strategic plans, conducting opportunity evaluations and stakeholder engagement strategies. Prior to Shift Health, Tanya spent several years working in Public Health and was actively involved in the evaluation and implementation of numerous programs including the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.
Twyla completed her Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree at Carleton University. Prior to joining Greenspace, Twyla worked at Good Shepherd's Martha House providing case management services to women and children experiencing homelessness or fleeing from domestic violence. Twyla also worked at Carleton's Centre for Student Academic Support as a Workshop and Bounce Back Facilitator. In Twyla's spare time you can find her reading, hanging out with friends, watching shows or movies or finding the nearest dog to pet.
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.
Victoria completed an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with minors in Biology and Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University. She was a member of the Student Union Board of Directors and president of Laurier Cares About Health where she focused on raising money to support health care initiatives in the Waterloo Region. Outside of Greenspace, Victoria spends her time working on a research project with Health Promotion Ontario studying the social impacts stemming from the COVID pandemic.
Victoria has earned both a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master's of Business Administration from Dalhousie University. Previously Victoria worked at the Bank of Nova Scotia in Corporate Banking, and as well for a couple of years at Riipen, an education-technology company. She also spent three years in the Canadian Armed Forces out of the Halifax Armoury in Nova Scotia. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, cycling and updating her Goodreads account.
Will graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. Prior to joining Greenspace, he founded a medical device start-up and supported other entrepreneurs as Program Manager at SFU’s startup incubator. He is passionate about using technology to make the world a better place. Outside of work, Will enjoys snowboarding, kayaking, and exploring new restaurants.
Zohaib completed a degree in communication studies from York University and his technical training in audio engineering from TARA Audio Recording Academy. Before joining Greenspace, Zohaib has played a pivotal role in the growth of three technology companies in the education, hospitality and audio industries. Outside of work, he is a music producer, and founder of a music collective called Untold Stories in Toronto.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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. 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. 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.