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Since graduating from the Fine Art depart­ment at Queens Uni­versity in 1988, Andrew Davies has worked in a wide range of media including sculp­ture, photog­raphy, and interactive dig­ital media. After graduating in 1995 from the mas­ters program in archi­tec­ture at the South­ern California Institute of Archi­tec­ture (SCI Arc) in Los Ange­les, Davies moved to New York City to work in exhi­bi­tion and interactive design at the Museum of Modern Art. He has also taught dig­ital media courses at New York's Eye­beam Ate­lier and George Brown col­lege in Toronto. On his return to Toronto he started Andrew Davies Design, currently responsible for the interpretive design strategy for Evergreen @ the Brick Works project in Toronto.

No.9 is ded­icated to working with a number of accomplished guest curators, education program man­agers and production staff, pro­viding unique opportunities to local and international tal­ent to address the relation­ship between art and the envi­ron­ment.

BARBARA LILKER, Program Developer/Lead Architectural Educator and
Project Manager Imagining My Sustainable City

ELIZABETH LENELL DAVIES, Program Developer/Lead Architectural Educator
Imagining My Sustainable City

No.9 Board Members

John Norman, Chair of the Board of Directors (since 2007)
Investment Manager

John started his invest­ment ca­reer in 1993 at Burns Fry Ltd. He moved to the mutual fund indus­try in 1996 focus­ing on mar­keting, sales and compli­ance and in 1998, join Phillips, Hagar & North Invest­ment Man­age­ment Ltd. where he was a portfo­lio man­ag­er over­see­ing private client and foundation/endow­ment as­sets. John has a B.A. in Eco­nomics (1991) from the Uni­versity of West­ern Ontar­io, has been a Fel­low of the Cana­dian Secu­rities In­stitute (FCSI) since 1998 and holds a Char­tered Financial An­a­lyst (CFA) des­ignation, which he obtained in 1999.

Francisca Quinn, Treasurer (since 2012)
Sustainability Business Consultant

Francisca is the Founder and President of corporate sustainability consultancy Quinn & Partners Inc. where she advises large Canadian companies and institutional investors on sustainability leadership. Francisca graduated with a Master Sc. Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics and she has pursued continuing education courses in climate change and corporate social responsibility at King's College London and the University of Waterloo. Her professional career includes positions with Asea Brown Boveri, Mercer Management Consulting, the Carbon Trust and Loop Initiatives in Europe and North America. Francisca is a regular speaker on sustainability and climate change related topics to business and investor audiences. She writes on sustainability integration topics for publications in the hospitality and real estate industries and Tweets on sustainability leadership.

Francisca has a deep per­son­al commit­­ment to envi­ron­­mental issues and champions a low carbon lifestyle.

Karen Jalon, Director (since 2014)
Head of sustainability nationally for Cadillac Fairview

Karen is Director National Sustainable Operations at the Cadillac Fairview Corporation (subsidiary of Ontario Teachers Pension Plan) and hence has great experience in sustainability and real estate, with a good sector network.

Michel Lozier, Director for Board
(since 2014)
Prior employment at National Film Board of Canada (since 2014)

Michel Lozi­er is a re­al estate and mar­keting pro­fes­sion­al with more than 25 years of private and public sector expe­ri­ence as­sis­t­ing orga­ni­zations improve their im­age and ex­tend their reach. He currently works with Royal Lep­age help­ing individuals and corporations meet their prop­erty needs and heads Lozinc Consul­ting, specializing in on­line sales and mar­keting, strate­gic planning and leader­ship devel­op­ment. Michel holds an MBA from the Uni­versity of Toronto and a Mas­ter Degree in Phi­los­ophy from the Sorbonne. He brings with him a wide va­ri­ety of inter­ests and a wealth of expe­ri­ence in re­al estate, man­age­ment, and entrepreneurial-skills train­ing.

Dr. Anita Jack Davies, Trinidad

Dr. Anita Jack-Davies is a writ­er, research­er and cross-cultur­al expert with over 15 years of expe­ri­ence in the field of high­er ed­ucation. While completing doctor­al stud­ies at Queen’s Uni­versity in teach­er ed­ucation (Cultur­al & Pol­icy Stud­ies), she gained expe­ri­ence in sev­eral admin­istrative roles at the uni­versity including Human Rights Advi­sor (Ed­ucation & Antiracism) and Ed­ucational Devel­op­er. // From 2013-2014, she taught under­graduate cours­es as Adjunct As­sistant Pro­fessor in the Fac­ulty of Arts and Sci­ence and has devel­oped a wealth of expe­ri­ence in responding to student aca­dem­ic and co-curric­ular needs. Anita specializes in curriculum devel­op­ment and design. She devel­ops and designs cross-cultur­al ed­ucation prod­ucts us­ing a va­ri­ety of formats that include blended and on­line cours­es. Oth­er prod­ucts include reports, brief­ing notes, press re­leases and in-house ed­ucation programs for uni­versity and res­idences and large corporate de­part­ments. Dr. Jack-Davies specializes in exam­ining issues of eq­ui­ty, diversity and inclu­sion as they impact the chang­ing Cana­dian workplace and is a seasoned fa­cili­tator who offers strate­gic planning, train­ing and advi­sory support to orga­ni­zations. A certi­fied me­diator, she is the au­thor of Teach­ing in “Dan­ger­ous Places”: Race, Gender and the Urban School (manuscript under review).

Helene Clarkson, Director (since 2012)
President, Esprit Orchestra Board
President, Max Clarkson Family Foundation

He­lene Clark­son is Pres­ident of the Board of Esprit Or­chestra, Canada's only full sized or­chestra ded­icated to commis­sion­ing, perform­ing and promoting new or­chestral mu­sic. She is also Pres­ident of the Max Clark­son Fam­ily Foundation which is a Toronto based foundation with a mandate to support Cana­dian art and cul­ture. He­lene has been a member of the Campaign Cab­i­net for Ev­ergreen Brick Work's $50 million cap­ital campaign. In 2004, He­lene co-founded with her husband Andrew Livingston, the retail concept Neat, which aims to bring the best in house­hold design to Cana­dian consumers.

In her past life she was an actress. She was nom­inated for a Ge­nie for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Blood and Donuts, 1996. He­lene is a graduate of Queen's Uni­versity and of the Neighbour­hood Play­house The­atre School.

Chris Carra­dine, Director/Secretary (since 2009)
Vice President, Marketing

Chris Carra­dine is Vice Pres­ident, Mar­keting at ecobee, the “first mover” in the green automation space and the first to build an integrated energy man­age­ment platform for consumers. ecobee’s first prod­uct to mar­ket is the WiFi enabled Smart Thermo­stat, designed to help consumers conserve energy, save money and reduce their envi­ron­mental impact.

Chris has a long track record of driv­ing strate­gic change to help orga­ni­zations de­liver on financial, social, and envi­ron­mental performance tar­gets. Prior to ecobee, Chris was Chief Op­erating Offi­cer at Jantzi Research Inc., a top ranked invest­ment research firm specializing in the performance of global secu­rities with a social mandate. Prior to Jantzi, Chris was Vice Pres­ident Mar­keting and Sponsor­ships at Ev­ergreen, a national non-profit social enterprise specializing in urban nat­uralization and envi­ron­mental issues. Prior to Ev­ergreen, Chris was Vice Pres­ident/General Man­ager for Today’s Par­ent Group where he was in­stru­mental in cre­ating and man­aging a new divi­sion of the company that was successfully sold af­ter only 3.5 years for an 11X mul­ti­ple to Growing Fam­ily. Chris moved to the US and con­tinued with Growing Fam­ily where he held two po­sitions, Vice Pres­ident, New Busi­ness Devel­op­ment and Vice Pres­ident Sales, North America.

Andrew Davies, Ex Officio
Executive Director, No.9: Contemporary Art & the Environment

Andrew Davies is the Exec­utive Di­rector and Co-Founder of the chari­ta­ble arts orga­ni­zation No.9: Con­temporary Art & The Envi­ron­ment located in Toronto, Canada.

Andrew holds a Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts from Queens Uni­versity and a Mas­ters in Ar­chi­tec­ture from The South­ern California In­stitute of Ar­chi­tec­ture in Los An­ge­les. Andrew worked as a Project Man­ag­er and Exhi­bi­tion Designer at The Mu­se­um of Modern Art in New York City. While at MoMA, Andrew designed and admin­is­tered over thirty international mu­se­um exhi­bi­tions. Andrew ex­celled at integrating interactive dig­ital learning into the mu­se­um view­ing expe­ri­ence. He received an International Design Mag­a­zine award for his role as produc­er and designer of the Un-Private House Interactive Table, a collab­oration be­tween MIT Me­dia Lab and MoMA. Andrew has partic­ipated in symposiums, lec­tures and design reviews regard­ing interactive design at international mu­se­um confer­ences, MIT and Columbia Uni­versity.

Andrew was responsible for the pre­lim­inary Interpretative Design Strategy for Ev­ergreen Brickworks and has pro­viding art consultation for nu­mer­ous major public art projects in Toronto, including the public art work for the Li Ka Sh­ing Knowl­edge In­stitute at St. Michael's Hos­pital.

Andrew taught dig­ital me­dia at Eye­beam Ate­li­er in NYC and new me­dia at George Brown Col­lege in Toronto. He is a past member of the Ed­ucational Advi­sory Committee at The Art Gallery of Ontar­io and currently sits on the Envi­ron­mental Advi­sory Committee for the Toronto Public School Board.


Catherine Dean
Curator and No.9 co-founder
Pearl Van Geest
Education Program Manager
Laura Sosin
Event Coordinator
David Abrahams
Media and Graphic Design
Tomas Jonsson
Dave Dyment
Andrea Carson

Barbara Candlish
Communications and Event Coordinator
Ariel Estulin
Graphic Design
Candace Sepulis,
Assistant Educator
Pam Lobb
Janet Sim
Legal Advice
Rhonda Hecht
Architectural Educator: Imagining My Sustainable City
Lisa Rendely
Education Coordinator

No.9 was founded in 2006 by Andrew Davies and Catherine Dean.