Ms. Jabeen Quadir
Ms. Jabeen Quadir is a Chemical Engineer with over 35 years of experience in multiple industry sectors, including industrial chemicals, advanced manufacturing, plastics injection molding systems, construction, education and regenerative food systems.She is also an active advocate for catalyzing women’s entrepreneurship for transformation to a regenerative food system that restores planetary health and thriving communities using innovative business models and technology.She is a certified OpenExO Coach who has worked with cities, startups and corporations to implement exponential business models for 10X impact based on the Exponential Organizations and Fastrack Institute methodologies in the US, Canada, Latin America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
As founder of Sustainability Edge Solutions, she works with industry leaders to develop strategic sustainability programs and circular economy policies and business models. She is active in leading the development of international standards for Sustainability in Buildings and Civil Engineering Works. She has taught her course in Strategic Sustainability Management to graduate engineers at the University of Toronto.She has a diverse background in strategy, organizational development, stakeholder engagement, change management, business development, operations, management systems, sustainability standards and program development and sustainable procurement and supply and consensus standards development.
Ms. Quadir was born in Narayanganj and spent her early childhood in Dhaka. She has an abiding connection to and deep love for rural Bangladesh and the warmth and charm of the Bangladeshi people. She has travelled extensively around the world. She is based in Toronto, Canada where there is a thriving and growing Bangladeshi community.