speakerMichael Leopold

Renewi Canada

Michael, General Manager for Renewi Canada since June 2017, leads the Canadian teams and drives performance at three operational organic waste processing facilities in Ottawa, London, Ontario and Surrey, British Columbia . Michael joined Renewi from Honeywell Canada, where he was District General Manager and achieved impressive sales growth in a challenging environment. He has also spent time in various senior management roles in leading global organizations, such as Lafarge and Siemens, building teams and facilitating change in order to optimize results. Mike led the final stages of construction of Renewi's new bio-gas facility in Surrey under which bio-gas is extracted from the city's organic waste and used to operate the city's waste collective fleet in a closed loop system.