Lloyd Taylor, BA
Lloyd Taylor uses 30 years of industrial experience to bring fresh ideas to manufacturing, sustainability and service. He oversaw the sale of Taylor Label, a company he founded in 1992, to Labelink in 2022. Today, he is Director of Broker Sales for Labelink.
As a successful entrepreneur, Lloyd has many notable achievements to his name. He pioneered and developed products essential to the changing demands of industry, including healthcare, archival storage, inventory control, asset management, transportation and logistics. Lloyd is an innovator, with achievements including introducing new technology to the label industry and guiding the creation of North America’s first Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified raw label stock. Under his leadership, Lloyd’s company was named ‘Most Environmentally Progressive Printer in Canada’ at the Canadian Environmental Printing Awards for three years.
As Board Chair of Scout Environmental, Lloyd combined market forces with consumer demand and government support to achieve measurable environmental change. He developed over two dozen industry-based programs, including Canada’s vehicle recycling program “Retire Your Ride,” the mercury collection program “Mercury Roundup,” and “Tundra Takeback,” which empowers Northern and remote Indigenous communities to clean up metal dumps and toxic pollutants.
Lloyd was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2020. He is an active writer, reader, downhill skier, sailboat racer, cyclist and hockey coach and player.
Board Memberships and Committee Experience
- Member, Wellness Advisory Council, Parkinson Canada (2022 – present)
- Member, Mansfield Ski Club Review Committee (2016 – 2018)
- Chair, Summerhill Impact (2007 – 2017)
- Chair, Scout Environmental (2013 – 2016)
- Vice-Chair, Baby Point Club (2013 – 2014)
- Director, Scout Environmental (formerly Clean Air Foundation) (2007 – 2013)
Education and Credentials
- Certificate in ESG and Climate Change, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania (Coursera) (2023)
- Governance Essentials for Directors, Institute of Corporate Directors and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (2010)
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Wilfrid Laurier University (1990)