Green Building Breakfast Series Session II

Green Building Breakfast Series Session II 

Date: September 12, 2017 
Time: 7:30-9:30AM 
Location: Territories Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St West, Toronto, ON (Map)


7:30 – Hot breakfast and networking
8:00 – Panel discussion with Q+A
9:00 – 


This breakfast session will focus on designing and building a collaborative workspace that goes beyond standards. Where are we now in terms of wellness programs? What are the successes and failures of implementing these programs in the workplace? What does success look like? How are property owners and managers attracting and engaging tenants? And most importantly, what are tenants asking for? Industry experts will expand on these questions and take a deep dive into wellness in the workplace during a lively panel discussion. 



Lisa Fulford-Roy
Managing Director Workplace Strategy, National Occupier Services Group, CBRE Limited

Lisa Fulford-Roy is the Managing Director at CBRE and is responsible for leading the Workplace Strategy initiatives in Eastern Canada. With 22 years of experience in design and project leadership for many of Canada’s major corporations, Lisa’s leading-edge thinking and integrative approach to workplace strategy results in holistic client solutions with long-term benefits to the business, the brand and the employee experience.

With vast knowledge and understanding of the commercial real estate market, Lisa has been a highly sought after consultant for leading projects across the industry, bringing with her a level of business development, workplace expertise and strategy which is simply unmatched.


Lisa’s area of expertise is in facility and portfolio planning, occupancy strategy, workplace innovation and change engagement. She identifies opportunities and strategizes for change with the vision of the client’s enterprise in mind, further collaborating with occupants to develop innovative, business-aligned workplace strategies to improve workplace perfor­mance, employee engagement and the bottom line.


Janine Grossmann
Principal, Interiors, Perkins+Will

As leader of the interiors group in our Toronto and Ottawa offices, Janine brings a rich 20-year history contributing to the design and management of commercial, institutional, hospitality and corporate interiors projects for Architecture, Engineering and Construction firms. She has compliment-ed her progressive tenures with a broad and impressive skillset varying from consultation to business development, corporate governance and communications/organizational strategy.

A talented, dynamic and well-respected leader, Janine is the recipient of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Urban Design Award and three Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) awards, for excellence, innovation and originality in interior design.

Lee-Ann Kosziwka
Health Promoter, Workplace Health Team, Peel Public Health

Lee-Ann brings more than 15 years of experience working at the Region of Peel Public Health department as a Health Promoter on the Workplace Health team. She is experienced working with individual organizations to develop comprehensive workplace health promotion plans and initiatives for their employees. In more recent years Peel’s focus has shifted to working more upstream to have a greater reach and impact in rapidly expanding municipalities such as Brampton, Mississauga and Bolton by addressing how the physical built environment affects health and rates of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes. Lee-Ann has responded by identifying synergies and collaboration opportunities with nontraditional public health stakeholders who have the ability to design, create and improve workplace environments. Currently Lee-Ann is dedicated to leading, engaging and mobilizing businesses to create and sustain healthy physical environments and corporate cultures that promote health for workplaces and employees in the Region of Peel.

Ruth Weiner  
Senior Manager, Energy & Environment, Royal Bank of Canada 

Ruth Weiner is the Senior Manager, Energy & Environment for Royal Bank of Canada's Corporate Real Estate department.  In this capacity Ruth leads the sustainability strategy and associated programs for over 22 million sf of RBC's corporate real estate globally, with a focus on strategies that reduce the environmental impact and improve the sustainability performance associated with RBCs 1,900 major office and retail locations.  

Ruth works across all major CRE disciplines to ensure that environmental strategies are embedded across the CRE value chain, and works with key industry partners to champion the tenant perspective on sustainability.  Ruth is P.Eng. and LEED AP.  


Members$55 +HST
Emerging Green Professional (EGP)*: $40 +HST
Non-Member: $75 +HST

 *please email GreaterTorontoChapter@cagbc.org for your EGP discount code. 


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