Chris Van Tighem – Senior Director, Natural Resources Research Strategy and Clean Innovation Office, Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, Government of Alberta

Chris Van Tighem is the Senior Director responsible for Natural Resource Research Strategy and the Clean Innovation Office in the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism in the Government of Alberta. Chris has over 20 years of experience with the Alberta Public Service where he has held a number of positions that have a relied on his liaison, integration and coordination skills as well as his knowledge of natural resource management. Chris has also worked in the forest industry in both Alberta and Saskatchewan and has developed resources to train teachers on how to educate children about issues related to forest and fire management. Born and raised in Alberta, Chris has both a Bachelor’s of Education and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

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