*FREE for WVCC Members and Future Members.
Without question, the pandemic has taken a toll on businesses, employers, employees, as well as many local residents. Now, after a two years of ups-and-downs, and as we look to business recovery, inflation is changing the landscape once again. At this session attendees will hear from industry experts and business leaders on the challenges and opportunities they see moving forward in 2022.
With a deep understanding of regional businesses, the WV Chamber is honoured to welcome Chris Catliff (CEO, BlueShore Financial) and Paul Dangerfield (President, Capilano University), along with Dave Williams (VP, Policy, Business Council of BC), and Bryan Yu (Chief Economist, Central 1) for what is certain to be an informative conversation on recovery, resilience, and new growth. Questions may be submitted in advance.
Chris Catliff – President & CEO, BlueShore Financial
A veteran of the financial services industry, he has devoted his career to building better credit unions through technology and data analytics. Since joining BlueShore Financial in 2000, he has led a successful rebranding, technological innovation and strong organic growth, including a fourteen-fold increase in Assets Under Administration…read more.
Paul Dangerfield, President, Capilano University
Paul is leading Capilano University forward in pursuit of its vision and mission as a regional university that promotes student success, career preparation and life readiness for graduates to contribute as responsible citizens in a rapidly changing world. His perspective comes from almost 20 years at the forefront of regional education and the vision that the university and communities can together build a stronger and more vital regional economy….read more.
David Williams, Vice President, Policy, Business Council of BC
David provides senior leadership in developing public policy research, advice, and solutions in the areas of productivity, innovation, technology, taxation and human capital. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy in economics from Oxford University…read more
Bryan Yu, Chief Economist, Central 1
Through his engaging economics reports Bryan has become Central 1’s local celebrity, with his work featured by various media outlets including the Globe and Mail, BNN, Bloomberg and BC Business….read more.