Bioregional North America is a registered Canadian not-for-profit, guided in Canada and the USA by a Board of Directors comprised of some of the most experienced leaders in the green building movement.
Bioregional North America’s directors have many decades of experience working on urban sustainability, remediation of contaminated land, biodiversity and habitat regeneration, and with indigenous peoples.
The International Expert Panel on One Planet Living also provide guidance, as do experienced colleagues at BioRegional Development Group in the UK.
Bioregional North America operates under license from Bioregional Development Group in the UK, a British charity and award winning social enterprise with offices in London, Oxford and Brighton. Bioregional also has sister organizations or representative offices in South Africa, Mexico, Greece and Australia.
North America Board of Directors
International Expert Panel
Kansas City, MO, USA
Richmond, VA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Global Footprint Network
Chicago, IL, USA
Ben H Gill
International Technical Manager of the One Planet Communities Programme
Windmill Development Group
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Nature champion, freelance consultant and campaigner
President and Founder, UrbanGreen LLC
Group Sustainability Manager, Pierre & Vacances Centre Parcs
Deputy Director General of Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission, China
CEO, Integral Group
Director WestWyck Pty Ltd
Director for Europe, Global Footprint Network
Author and environmental campaigner
Managing Director and CEO, Schuler Group
Paulo Reis Silva
Architect and Director of the Department of Planning, Pelicano
Beverly K Burden
Sustainability Coordinator Singita Grumeti Reserves
Consultant, Oranje LLC
Chief of the Urban Environment and Planning Branch, UN-Habitat
Project Director for NW Bicester at A2Dominion Housing Group
Associated Social Enterprises
Bioregional North America has previously launched the Ottawa-based Harvest Noir sustainability and local food festival, and is currently in the process of launching additional social enterprises, including the Aboriginal Social Business Incubator and the Wrightville Maker Collective.
The Bioregional British charity has, since it was founded in 1994, established a number of associated enterprises to develop or continue the charitable mission and in which the charity sometimes retains an interest.