Monday, January 9, 2023
Canada’s Forest Trust (CFT), one of the leading social enterprises that offer a turn-key, nature-based solution to capture carbon by building Smart Forests, announced the appointment of Danielle St-Aubin and Robert Tellier to its senior executive team. This follows the announcement of CFT’s Science, Innovation and Policy Board and Education Advisory Board, demonstrating its strategic growth and marketplace leadership.
Danielle St-Aubin joins CFT as a National Advisor following her most recent role as the CEO of Tree Canada, and Robert Tellier joins as the Chief Revenue Officer following his career at Manulife as the National Vice President of the Group Retirement, Brokerage. Danielle St-Aubin and Robert Tellier’s impressive skills and expertise will support CFT in strategy, product development, partnerships, and operations. They will concentrate on enhancing the company’s strategic growth and sustainable impact.
“As Canada’s Forest Trust (CFT) continues to scale rapidly, we are eager to build a team of enthusiastic and talented executives who bring a wealth of industry knowledge to support our impact,” said Gary Zed, Founder and CEO of CFT. “Danielle and Robert will provide national support as we expand our business and scale operations.”
“Throughout my career, I’ve promoted the demonstrable value of nature, and I am inspired by CFT’s innovative and collaborative approach to build, preserve, and maintain Canada’s forests. I am excited to join this ambitious team of staff and advisors, seeking new opportunities to engage Canadians in working toward a sustainable tomorrow,” said Danielle St-Aubin.
“My career was built on finding partnerships and solutions for millions of Canadians, and this next chapter is no different. I am honoured to join CFT and embark on our mission to provide meaningful opportunities for all Canadians to participate in nature-based climate action,” said Robert Tellier.