Board of Directors
Jeff Westeinde co-founded the Quantum Environmental Group, a national full service environmental remediation and hazardous waste contracting company, in 1992 and has served as its President since that time. The Quantum Group operates from offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
Jeff is also the partner responsible for brownfields development with Windmill Development Group – a company focused on bringing into commercial application green building practices that deliver a competitive advantage over traditional real estate models. A major part of Windmill’s development model is the selection, remediation and development of brownfields sites in urban areas. Windmill was formed in 2002 through a corporate alliance of Westeinde Developments, an Ottawa based real estate development company, and the Quantum Environmental Group.
The Quantum Group was named on of Canada’s fastest growing companies in 2000 by Profit magazine. Mr. Westeinde was named Ernst & Young’s 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year for British Columbia in the business to business category and was recognized as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40″ by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine in 2003. He was also awarded the Young Alumni Award of Merit by his Alma Mater, the University of Western Ontario, in 2003 for his “significant achievements in his field of endeavor and setting an inspirational example for future young alumni.”
Mr. Westeinde received a Bachelor of Engineering Science from the University of Western Ontario and is a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia and Ontario.
Mr. Westeinde is active in the community and volunteers his time to numerous boards and organizations.