Ryan Zizzo is Founder & CEO at Mantle Developments, a climate change consultancy focused on climate-smart infrastructure and buildings, based in Toronto. Mantle Developments helps projects go beyond energy efficiency, incorporating resilience and life cycle approaches to make projects future-proof and net-zero carbon-ready.
Ryan is a recognized leader in helping large organizations and governments transition to a low-carbon future. He has led several major projects on embodied carbon and life cycle assessment including with the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto, and several provincial Ministries working to reduce their carbon impacts. Ryan has also worked with leading organizations like the YMCA of Greater Toronto to help quantify and minimize the carbon impacts associated with major construction projects.
Ryan holds a master’s degree in applied science in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor in Science and Engineering in Civil, structural, from Queen’s University, is a licensed engineer in the province of Ontario, and holds a LEED Accredited Professional designation in Neighbourhood Development.