About

Founded in 2013, ZED Consulting is a green building consultancy based in Toronto, Canada, through which Ryan Zizzo acts as a freelance green building and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) consultant.

With a decade of experience providing green building solutions, Ryan has worked with some of Canada‚Äôs leading architects, developers, and property management firms in his previous position as a Project Manager with Halsall Associates in Toronto. While there, he worked with green building and neighbourhood certification systems like LEED, and the Toronto Green Standard on dozens of projects across Canada. 

Ryan relocated to Helsinki, Finland in 2012 and spent three years being actively involved in numerous innovative green building projects across Finland, the Nordic region, and Europe. In addition, he lectured at Finland's largest technical University in the degree program 'Sustainable Building Engineering', and provided professional development seminars for a half-dozen national Green Building Councils across Europe.

In 2015, Ryan relocated back to Toronto and now helps both Canadian and European clients achieve their sustainability goals using his experience with innovative Nordic solutions.

Ryan holds a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto, is a licensed engineer in the Province of Ontario, and is a LEED Accredited Professional in Neighbourhood Development (LEED AP ND).

ZED Consulting is a proud member of the Canada Green Building Council, Toronto Chapter, and is a signee of the Nordic Built Charter. To find out more, watch the following video.