Leadership and Sales
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.
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.
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.
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.
Generator Compliance Managermdittmar@shiftrecycling.com
With a Masters in Environmental Studies, Michael is passionate about the sustainable use of nonrenewable resources. Through his role as Generator Compliance Manager, Michael has fostered relationships with Shift’s suppliers that go beyond typical account management, and towards a partnership based on trust, transparency, and respect. Overseeing compliance of Shift’s upstream suppliers to stewardship program standards, Michael has cultivated a collaborative consensus-building approach that has impacted stakeholders, program participants, and stewardship executives. When not recycling electronics, Michael can be found keeping up with current events, catching a concert or film, or walking in a park with his golden retriever.
Mark McGregor comes to Shift with over 4 years of experience in the electronics recycling industry. He brings an extensive knowledge of the business and a true passion for environmental sustainability. His focus is on creating lasting professional relationships with clients and providing them customizable solutions for all their electronic recycling needs. When not thinking about recycling electronics, you can find Mark spending time with his friends and family or cheering on his favourite sports teams.