President and CEO, Shift Group of Companiesgdiamond@shiftrecycling.com
Gary started Shift Recycling in 2010 and has grown it to one of the largest recyclers of electronic waste in Ontario. A “recovering lawyer”, Gary is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in a combined LL.B. and Honours Business Administration. Gary’s goal is to build a great international organization that is the company of choice for local, national and international: e-waste collection; IT value recovery; data destruction; useable parts and item trading; end-of-life e-waste processing; and e-scrap trading services. When not recycling electronics (which doesn’t happen often), Gary can be found exploring the world with his wife and daughter.
President, Revolution Recyclingmcooper@revrecycling.com
Mark founded Revolution Recycling in 2011 and joined forces with Shift in 2016. Mark oversees the day-to-day operations of Revolution, and sits on the board of directors of Shift. He brings a true passion for people and entrepreneurship to the Shift Group of Companies. Mark is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and has been involved in the operation of many businesses across several different industries. When not recycling electronics, Mark can be found at home or the cottage with his wife and two sons.
VP Business Development, Shift Group of Companiescmiller@shiftrecycling.com
Clayton brings over 15 years of direct experience in the electronics recycling industry Shift and Revolution. In that time he has worked with all of Canada’s provincial stewardship programs as well as Fortune 500 OEMs and Retailers setting up and operating national product return programs to fulfill their environmental obligations. Clayton loves what he does professionally. When not recycling electronics Clayton can be found with his wife and son, wine in hand, at his farm in Prince Edward County.
Chief Financial Officer, Shift Group of Companiesbsassi@shiftrecycling.com
Ben Sassi comes to Shift with over 10 years international chartered accounting experience, trained in South Africa and Canada. He brings a sharp and creative mind to the challenges of ensuring electronics are recycled efficiently and properly. Ben enjoys working with Shift’s all-star team and the challenges of building a cleaner future for his family. When not recycling electronics, Ben enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter, engaging in healthy activities and watching some football.
Director of Commodity Trading, Shift Recyclingajaffar@shiftrecycling.com
Trained in finance, and forever fascinated by people, trade, and the captivating world of scrap commodities, Ali is in his natural habitat at Shift. Ali is always learning about the world around him, and brings in dedication, transparency, and value maximization to Shift’s customers and trading partners. When not recycling electronics, Ali can be found amongst people, outdoors exploring the endless universe, or within the confines of a philosophy book.
HR Manager, Shift Group of Companiesmcampana@shiftrecycling.com
Finishing his Masters of Industrial Relations Human Resources at UofT, Matt worked at several fortune 500 companies supporting employees throughout Canada and the United States. In 2017 Matt returned home and joined Shift as our HR Manager. A true believer in continuous development Matt spends his time reading and studying best practices and theories in the HR field. When not recycling electronics, Matt can be found improving his jump shot on the basketball court.
Director of Operations & Compliance, Shift Group of Companiesmgodfrey@shiftrecycling.com
Mike spearheads the compliance efforts at both Shift and Revolution. He is in charge of internal and external audits to the various standards and accreditations as well as downstream vendor compliance and approvals. In addition, Mike leads the Capital Asset Management Program, procurement, and security at Shift and Revolution Recycling while offering operational support. With over 13 years’ experience in various compliance roles, production supervision, firefighting services, fire prevention, building and fire code citations, Mike continues upgrading his skills at every opportunity. When not recycling electronics, Mike can be found maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle at the gym.