Venture Leader - Mining Shared Value
Engineers Without Borders
Jeff Geipel is the founder and venture leader for Mining Shared Value at Engineers Without Borders Canada. This venture works to improve the development impacts of mineral extraction in developing countries through encouraging an increase in local procurement by mining companies. Before this, Jeff was the founder and first executive director of Fair Trade Vancouver. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Jeff has been researching and working on global political economy and international trade issues since his undergraduate degree in political science at Simon Fraser University. Jeff also holds a master’s degree in international development from the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom. Jeff currently resides in Toronto.
Guided by FSG and a global network of funders, the Shared Value Initiative was created in 2012 to drive the adoption and implementation of shared value strategies by organizations around the world. Learn more about FSG's contribution to shared value here.