Geoff Cape is the founder and CEO of Evergreen, a national funder and facilitator of local sustainable greening projects. As founder and CEO, Geoff oversees the idea development and relationship building that advances Evergreen’s mission to create flourishing cities. Working with the Board of Directors and Executive Team, he sets overall strategic direction, goals, and priorities while maintaining financial health and program quality. Geoff comes to his work with a forward-looking systems approach, developing innovative plans that move the levers of urban sustainability, inclusivity, and resilience across Canada.
Geoff is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a recipient of Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee Medal, a fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation, a board member of Sustainable Development Technology Canada, and the recipient of a number of awards related to social innovation and sustainability. He holds a BA from Queen’s University and a Master’s of Management from McGill University.