Key People


Michael Bloomfield is the Founder and Executive Director of Harmony Foundation. He holds post-secondary degrees in nutrition and wildlife biology and has broad experience with environment, community development, and international issues. His insights on conflict resolution, cooperative problem solving, adult education and ethical decision-making assist the Foundation and many others to take positive action.


Christine Bloomfield is the Administrative Coordinator of Harmony Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology (Botany) and has completed graduate work in Plant Biology (Ecological Agriculture). Playing an active role in Harmony Foundation activities, she has been involved with the Foundation’s educational work since its onset in 1990. Her personal credo is to walk lightly on the earth and to live simply. Her passions include organic gardening, herbology, and holistic health.


Lanlin Bu is the Leader for the Program for Leadership and Cooperation for Sustainable Community Development in China. She is leading all the activities in and involved with China, including collaborating with Harmony’s Chinese partners, organizing, implementing and monitoring Harmony’s programs and activities in China, supervising Harmony’s China staff, developing training and public education materials for China, and maintaining relationship with donors, associated organizations and partners.


She holds a Master of Science in Urban Planning and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Design. Her experience of more than ten years working as urban planner gives her profound insights on the necessary changes for China to achieve sustainable development, which contributes to Harmony’s work strategy and program development. Her main focus is on sustainable urban development, public environmental education as well as public engagement.


Darrell Erb Jr. is a Senior Associate of Programs for Harmony Foundation and Associate Project Leader for The Leadership Training Program for Sustainable Community Development in China. Liaising with partner institutions in China, he is responsible for training program development and delivery for community leaders and environmental managers in China. Darrell has extensive experience in public and adult education and non-profit management. For the past four years he has been working with Chinese and North American NGO’s and governmental agencies to increase cooperation between Chinese and North American on matters pertaining to sustainable community development.


Ting Pan is the Associate Project Leader for the Leadership Training Program for Sustainable Community Development with the the Harmony Foundation of Canada. Liaising with the partner institutions in China she is responsible for training program development for delivery in China. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Science in Resource Management and Environmental Studies. Her main focus has been on green building research and project management as well as community engagement and education
The Foundation’s work is ably conducted through the work of staff, affiliates and partner organizations working with us on any particular program or project.


Honorary Chair

Mr. Robert Bateman

Directors Emeritus

Dr. Robert Carter
Hon. Lynn Ratushny
Hon. Arthur Campeau (deceased)
G. Ward Strickland
David Cox
Pat Kelly
Diane G. Weber

Board of Directors

Founder and Executive Director
Mr. Michael Bloomfield

Mr. Jean-Pierre Soublière
President and CEO, Anderson Soublière Inc.

Vice President:
Dr. Thomas Axworthy
Chairman of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, Queen’s University

Mr. Nick Mosky
Waddell Raponi

Mr. Robert Van Tongerloo
Consultant, organizational management, specializing in not-for-profit organizations

Dr. Tarjei Tennessen
Professor, Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Mr. Jack Walsh
President, J.A. (Jack) Walsh Associates Inc.


The Foundation also benefits from the advice and assistance of an Advisory Council consisting of a diverse group of individuals and organizations who share in our commitment to the principles of leadership, innovation and excellence in environmental education.


Financial Advisors

Investments – RBC Dominion Securities
Auditor – Hutcheson and Co.


Legal Counsel

Waddell Raponi, Victoria
Barrigar Intellectual Property Law


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