Paul Zysman


Paul Zysman is president of Community Evolution Foundation and chairman of the ILSC Education Group. As an educator, beginning in the 1960s with the training of community organizers in Zambia, Paul has worked for positive social change.

John Kay


John is a leader in impact-driven strategy and executive search. He values innovative approaches to finding solutions and supporting impact-driven businesses to succeed in their missions.

Gretchen Ferguson


Dr. Gretchen Ferguson is the Director of the Sustainable Development Program at Simon Fraser University, and her work is focused on supporting CED projects in Latin America and Canada.

Ludmila Jagiellicz


Ludmila is a long-time Certified Management Consultant (C.M.C.) and has been conferred the designation of ‘Fellow.’ She is a seasoned facilitator who guides organizations in their strategic and organizational development.

Robert Davis


Robert Davis brings to the CEF team a wealth of experience in the agricultural, ecotourism and educational sectors, with a background in founding and operating for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises.