Senior Technical Advisor ,
Water Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance
Chris’ education includes a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta, a Master of business Administration from the Ivey School of Business, with program studies at the Shanghai Institute of Finance and Economics and the Pan American Institute for High Business Direction in Mexico. His engineering and management expertise includes a complete range of industrial, commercial and residential products and services across most water and wastewater treatment applications. Chris has a broad base of experience relating to water and wastewater treatment applications and has worked around the globe in technical, marketing and managerial capacities on projects ranging from individual consulting contracts through to multi-billion dollar projects. He has been part of a number of technology start-ups, and has hands-on experience designing, engineering and managing water and wastewater treatment systems and companies operating in regions across North America, the Middle East and South East Asia. Prior to working with COSIA Chris was one of the founders of a not for profit, Alberta WaterSMART. Chris is fluent in several languages including Spanish and French.