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Dave Edwards, P.Eng., MBA
President, Sustainable Strategies

Sustainable Strategies was founded in 2002 by Dave Edwards. Dave is a professional engineer with a Masters in Business Administration. Dave has more than 15 years experience in the energy, water and transportation industries, spending time in both the public and private sectors. Dave has undertaken engineering, management and consulting roles at various times during his career, often being challenged with high profile and strategic assignments. Dave has frequently been responsible for or consulted on multi-million dollar projects. Since 1995 Dave has pursued several ventures in the private sector, completing more than 200 consulting assignments and generating more than $1.2 million in revenue.

Graham Fane, Dipl.Tech., BSA, MBA, CMA
Director of Facilitation & Training

Graham has been part of the full-time faculty at Capilano College in North Vancouver, B.C. since 1980 in the school of business, teaching accounting, cost accounting, business policy and strategic management. He has also maintained a consulting practice in strategic management and training since 1989, over which time more than 7,000 people from 13 organizations in Canada, Russia and Colombia have attended his training sessions on Business Case Analysis, Performance Measurement, Budgeting, Financial Management and Capital Budgeting. Graham is also an accomplished author, recently publishing "SAVI, A Model for Management" with McGraw Hill, a book that introduces a model for managing Strategic Planning, decision-making and performance management, all in the context of a triple bottom line perspective.


Sustainable Strategies is able to bring together more than 100 years of sector and subject matter expertise to any project. We have strategic relationships with an impressive network of professionals with complementary skills, including:


Tremain Tanner, B.A., M.A., M.Sc., M.B.A., P.Econ.
Principle, Tanner Corporate Advisory Services

Tremain has over 15 years of international experience in the public sector, private sector, and as an independent consultant to both. He currently offers corporate advisory services to a wide range of clients seeking to enhance corporate value. For 11 years he lived and worked in the Far East identifying, negotiating, and implementing complex international corporate transactions including: start-ups; joint ventures; licensing arrangements; acquisitions; divestitures, privatizations, asset monetizations, delegated management outsourcing contracts, and Public Private Partnerships (P3s). Mr. Tanner was formerly appointed by the Government of Canada as the principal advisor to the Government of Malaysia on structuring joint ventures between Canadian and Malaysian companies. Subsequently, while leading the Far East corporate development activities of Compagnie Generale des Eaux/Vivendi Universal from France and, thereafter, Azurix from the USA, he identified, structured and implemented numerous multi-million dollar offshore commercial transactions on both the buy and sell side.