Principal at Durante Kreuk Ltd. He executed a vast array of projects from backyard gardens to master plans for large cities in China. His reputation as a professional who gets things done, on time, properly constructed, and with integrity, brings a significant amount of credibility to our profession.
Partner and a member of MNP’s Professional Services team in Vancouver. A trusted advisor, Mark delivers strong business solutions to professionals, including doctors, lawyers, dentists, and small businesses to help them maximize profit and achieve their personal and professional goals.
Gautam has a robust corporate commercial practice, with a particular focus on construction and infrastructure projects. Additionally, he also advises clients in public and private projects, procurement, project finance, and general corporate commercial law. Before he joined BLG, Gautam practiced at the Vancouver and Calgary offices of an international law firm.
Managing Director of Revery Architecture’s Asia office, Earle Briggs brings more than 30 years of experience to his role and has been directly responsible for a wide range of high-profile projects around the world, both with Revery and other prominent design firms.
Formerly with the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation in her role as Assistant Director Field Service, President of the Vancouver Secondary Teachers’ Association, and on the board of the Heritage Vancouver Society.
Chemical Engineer with a PhD in Physical Metallurgy. She is currently Director, Metals for Hatch. She ran Hatch Europe until March 2017. Doris has 20 years of experience managing global technical organizations for major manufacturing companies. She has been with Hatch for 10 years creating new and innovative business to grow the company in new regions (Australia, South America, Europe) by understanding customer needs, anticipating future needs, and creating new services to meet them.
Consultant, disaster manager, and Resilience in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Jason is a highly experienced and recognized valuable contributor to the industry. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of disaster management from emergency planning, business continuity, crisis management, and disaster recovery gained from working at an international level across a variety of public and private organizations, often to demanding targets and within challenging environments.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Alan brings with him close to fifteen years of event experience to VCBF. He started his events career coordinating and managing corporate incentive programs showcasing Vancouver. In 2010 following the Olympics, Alan moved over to the PCO side of the business and never looked back. Over the last ten years, he has worked with clients and associations from all over managing their meetings and conferences here in North America, Australasia, and Europe.
As both a lawyer and trademark agent, Jacky has a highly specialized intellectual property practice. He specializes in conducting trademark oppositions and non-use cancellation proceedings in Canada. His practice primarily focuses on the areas of trademarks, copyright, licensing, and other intellectual property-related transactions.
Having a broad work experience from IBM, GREE, and Locondo, Hiroki is the CEO and Founder of MerryBiz Inc, a startup company that provides back-office outsourcing services for more than 300 enterprises. He brings his expertise in startups and project management. Also, he is the founder of Fintech Association of Japan, which works together with Japanese Ministries to strengthen the Fintech ecosystem in Japan. MBA and MEng holder.
Alfred specializes in culturally and environmentally sensitive projects and has extensive experience with First Nations, cultural societies, and educational institutions. He is Status Indian and part of Treaty 8. His firm is dedicated to developing solutions that reflect the culture, community, and geographic regions specific to each project. The designs are a direct response to site context, topography, climate, and regional materials. And as part of a sustainable design philosophy, Alfred aims to maximize comfort, longevity, functionality, and energy efficiency.