About Us

Board of Directors

Jennifer Hooper

Director (Independent), Chair of Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee

Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Environmental); Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Jennifer Hooper is the CEO of the Academy for Sustainable Innovation (“ASI”), a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote and deliver new educational pathways to accelerate Canada’s transition to a low carbon, socially-inclusive economy.

Ms. Hooper has almost 30 years’ experience in safety, health, environment and sustainability. Prior to joining ASI, Ms. Hooper served in senior leadership positions at Vale Canada and Vale S.A. Her most recent role with Vale was as lead of the global health and safety function, focusing on fatality, injury and illness prevention and employee and community health.

Prior to this, Ms. Hooper held senior leadership positions in safety, health, environment and sustainability at Vale, as Vice President, Sustainability, Global Base Metals; Vice President, Sustainability and Human Resources; Vice President, Sustainability, Nickel Business; and as Director, Regulatory Affairs. Previous roles include E.I DuPont, and director positions in the Ontario Government, including the Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Environment.

Ms. Hooper holds a Master of Science, Civil Engineering (Environmental) from Queens University, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

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