Chris Rickett is an economic development professional with a keen interest in business innovation, technology, corporate sustainability, education and research, urban planning, municipal infrastructure, watershed restoration and political economy.

His past vocations include municipal councillor, watershed planner, eco-business zone creator, publisher, magician, punk rock concert promoter, taxi driver, and community rabble-rouser.

Professional Background

From being a city councillor and a publisher, to a small business owner and municipal manager, Chris' professional background is diverse and well regarded.


During his professional career Chris has worked on a range of projects and programs that illustrate a diversity of interests and the ability to adapt to new challenges.


A writer at heart, read non-fiction and fictional musings that have been published by Chris.

To make the world a better place, you first have to make your neighbourhood a better place.