Speaker Profile

Brendan Seale

Head of Sustainability, IKEA Canada

IKEA Canada

As Head of Sustainability for IKEA Canada, Brendan Seale is responsible for activating the IKEA “People & Planet Positive” strategy in Canada – to inspire and enable Canadians to live a more sustainable life at home, to strive for resource and energy independence, and to create a better life for the people and communities touched by its business.

Previously Brendan served as Sustainability Advisor with The Natural Step Canada, and worked in corporate communications in the mining sector. He holds an MSc in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability from Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden, and a BA in Communication Studies & Multimedia from McMaster University.

He is a father to two young sons who have given his work a greater depth of purpose.

Brendan’s feet like to keep the company of bicycle pedals, soccer cleats, ski boots, and infectious beats.

Brendan Seale's Sessions