Bruce Lourie is one of Canada’s leading environmental thinkers and co-author of the best selling book Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health. He is President of Ivey Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Canada, a Director of the Ontario Power Authority and a Director of the San Francisco-based Consultative Group on Biological Diversity.
Bruce is a founder of a number of for profit and non-profit organizations including Summerhill Group, a prominent consulting company in Toronto; the Sustainability Network, a highly regarded capacity building organization; and the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network. He is a member of the Ontario Premier’s Climate Change Advisory Panel and has acted on numerous federal, provincial and municipal bodies advising on energy policy and climate issues. Bruce has degrees in Geology, Environmental Studies and a near-complete doctorate.