Board of Directors

Dr. Harvey Griggs

B.A. Sc and M.A.Sc – Engineer

Dr. Harvey Griggs is an engineer with B.A. Sc and M.A.Sc degrees from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was founder of H.G. Engineering in 1972 and continued as CEO until 2002. During this time, H.G.E. worked primarily in the pollution control field for the pyro-mettalurgical industries with major clients on five continents. The company was also a pioneer in the application of computers to the solution of complex engineering problems involving structural mechanics, dynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Dr. Griggs became a passionate entrepreneur and, together with his partners, helped many start-up companies to grow and prosper. After his 2002 exit from H. G. Engineering, he continued to invest in and counsel smaller companies.
Dr. Griggs currently splits his time between several successful companies. He is also a strong advocate for Benefit Corporations and Social Impact Investing initiatives for which he works in a volunteer capacity with the Toronto Foundation.