Combining academic expertise with extensive professional experience, Wesley leads The Works’ sustainability practice. Drawing on his background as a sustainability consultant, he provides guidance in areas including stakeholder engagement, materiality, performance measurement, as well as CSR/sustainability communications and reporting. Noted for his practical perspective, Wesley contributed to the development of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 guidelines, and serves on sector working groups with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.
He is a judge for Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)'s Awards of Excellence in Corporate Reporting and is a lecturer for the Sustainability Certificate program at Ryerson University. Before joining The Works, he was senior sustainability consultant at Stantec and senior CSR advisor at Canadian Business for Social Responsibility. Wesley is a graduate of the Master’s in Sustainable Business program from the University of Leeds.