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ERA Environmental CEOs

Our Founders

ERA Environmental Management Solutions was founded by partners Gary Vegh and Sarah Sajedi, with the vision of challenging the status quo of EHS compliance.

26 years ago, ERA became one of the globe’s first EHS software developers. ERA combines its passion for the planet with the ability to see ahead of the technological curve.

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Gary Vegh

Co-founder, CEO, Senior Toxicologist

Gary Vegh holds a Graduate Diploma in Ecotoxicology and a Bachelor of Science specializing in Chemistry. He is Senior Toxicologist for ERA’s Sustainability and Analyst teams.

Decades of hands-on experience consulting and collaborating with manufacturers across the globe, with industry-leading expertise in automotive sustainability.

Awarded the Shining Star Award by Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (2021) for his:

Leadership, long-term engagement, and active support of advancing environmental sustainability across multiple SP initiatives.

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Sarah Sajedi

Co-founder, CEO, CTO

Sarah Sajedi holds a Master of Sciences in Sustainability and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  She is ERA Environmental's Chief Technology Officer, leading the EHS scientist, chemist, research, and software development teams.

Named a Woman of Influence by the RBC for Sustainability (2012) and Trail Blazing Entrepreneurship (2014).

Recipient of the national Sara Kirke award for women leadership in technology from Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance.

Stevie Award winner for women in the technology sector. 

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