Founder & CEO, Evergreen Brick Works
Geoff Cape is the founding CEO of Evergreen since 1991. Day to day, he is focused on the development and acceleration of bold ideas that advance Evergreen’s mission. With a background in real estate development, sustainability and urbanization trends globally, he helps to evolve Evergreen programs to offer leadership solutions for cities and citizens. Selected in 1999 as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40” by The Globe and Mail Report on Business magazine, Mr. Cape has also been honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in recognition of “Canadians who have made outstanding and exemplary contributions to their communities or to Canada as a whole.” In 2005, he was inducted into an International Fellowship by Ashoka: Innovators for the Public. In 2007, he won the prestigious Schwab Foundation’s “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” award. Mr. Cape was founding Chair of the Sustainability Institute, Deputy Board Chair, Development for Downsview Park, a crown corporation in Canada, and a past member of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation Selection Committee. He has been a regular participant and speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and is on the “Future of Urban Development Advisory Board” and the “Technology Pioneers Selection Committee” for the World Economic Forum.