Mattamy Homes has hired industry leader Subhi Alsayed in the role of vice president, sustainable development. In this newly created role, Alsayed will be responsible for working with Mattamy’s leadership team and others to investigate and implement strategies to make the company a leader in this area.
Alsayed has over 20 years of experience in Canada and internationally, and is known in the industry as an expert in sustainable, Net Zero, resilient buildings. He is also known as a driver of innovation in technology adoption, marketing strategy and finance models.
“Throughout his career, Subhi has focused on building strong business cases for change, and finding innovative ways of introducing and ‘de-risking’ new methods and technologies,” said Peter Gilgan, founder and CEO of Mattamy Homes, in a press release. “His extensive technical and business skills and varied background will serve Mattamy well as we embark on an exciting journey to position ourselves as an innovator and industry leader in sustainable development.”
Alsayed comes to this position from Tridel Corporation, where he was the innovation manager. He was also the director of projects with Tower Labs at MaRS, Tridel’s non-profit for accelerating the adoption of green building technologies and practices. In that role, he initiated and led pilot and demonstration projects in high-rise buildings. Alsayed also co-founded netZED, net zero energy dwelling, the first branded concept of its kind in high-rises. Prior to working at Tridel, Alsayed held a variety of roles with engineering and construction firms both in Canada and internationally.
Alsayed holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Jordan and an MBA from Ivey Business School. He is a Professional Engineer, LEED Accredited Professional and a Certified Energy Manager.