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.
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.
Alex is completing her Bachelor of Science in Software Systems at Simon Fraser University. Before joining Greenspace, she was a part-time coding and robotic instructor at a STEM centre in Burnaby, B.C. During her third year of post-secondary education, she expressed special interests in web development. Since then, she has joined various hackathons and academic full-stack projects to learn more from her peers and create fun/practical web applications. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, tending her houseplants, and clay modeling.
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.
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.
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.
Enoch completed his Engineering Science (B.A.Sc) degree from University of Toronto and has over 10 years of experience as a full stack software engineer. Previously, Enoch has worked on enterprise BI infrastructure at IBM, and architected data pipelines at Realtor.com (News Corp). He is also a car enthusiast, a history geek, and a photographer.
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.
Francine recently completed an Arts and Business degree from the University of Waterloo. Prior to joining Greenspace, they interned at several startups including Clearbanc and Ritual, contributing to fast paced Operations and Customer Success teams. They are also a 2019 fellow in the Canada wide entrepreneurship program, Venture for Canada. Beyond work, they enjoy cooking and skateboarding.
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.
Jessie completed her Master of Social Work degree (MSW) specializing in health and mental health at the University of Toronto. Jessie completed her practicum at Scarborough Health Network where she provided short-term cognitive behavioural therapy and ran a 6-week mindfulness-based stress reduction group. Jessie also worked as a Women’s Advocate at the YWCA in Hamilton, supporting women who were experiencing homelessness by providing supportive counselling, assisting in managing crises often related to mental health, addiction and violence, and helping women to find affordable and sustainable housing.
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.
Julian completed a Master's of Public Administration at Queen's University. During his time he partnered with the Addiction and Mental Health Services - KFLA as a policy researcher to develop housing strategies for community members with dual diagnoses. Prior to joining Greenspace, Julian worked in government with Indigenous Affairs Ontario, where he partnered with Indigenous communities on economic development projects.
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.
Kirsten is a Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying that has completed her Master of Counselling Psychology through Yorkville University. She completed her practicum placement at two sites in Kitchener-Waterloo: Hope For Families Counselling Centre and KW Counselling Services. During this time period, she provided ongoing psychotherapy to clients and single session psychotherapy through KW Counselling’s Walk-In Clinic. Prior to joining Greenspace, Kirsten worked as a Direct Support Professional at Parents for Community living for over 5 years. She worked mainly with children and youth with developmental disabilities.
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.
Makenna recently graduated with an HBSc from the University of Toronto, focusing on neuroscience and physiology. During her degree, she worked in research labs studying chronic pain and stroke rehabilitation. In her spare time, Makenna enjoys baking, hiking, and volunteering as a crisis line counsellor. She is also a member of the 2020 fellowship cohort of Venture for Canada, a national entrepreneurship program.
Mary recently completed a Honours in Political Science degree from Western University. Prior to joining Greenspace, Mary supported the Customer Success and Operations team at WhereiPark to help develop and strengthen customer relationships. Outside of work, you will find Mary eating at new restaurants, baking, and listening to true crime podcasts.
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.
Matthew completed his B.Sc. with a Combined Major in Computer Science and Math from Thompson Rivers University. He is a recent graduate, and has experience with data science, and full-stack development. Beyond work, he takes an interest in piano, biking, hiking, reading, and learning.
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.
Nina is a 2019 fellow of the Canadian entrepreneurship program, Venture for Canada, and recently completed a B.Sc with a focus on psychology and genetics from McMaster University. Prior to joining Greenspace, Nina worked on a number of innovation and social impact oriented projects for the United Nations. At McMaster, she founded the Health Career Conference and worked as a policy researcher to help improve mental health in Canadian schools.
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.
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 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.
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.
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. 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.