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Chris Rickett

Board Director

A passionate community builder and civic innovator known for building strong collaborations to solve complex challenges, Chris has had diverse leadership roles in economic development, arts and culture, stakeholder and government relations, and environmental sustainability. These distinct experiences have shaped his unique perspective and approach to problem-solving.

During the pandemic, Chris was recognized as one of Toronto Life’s Most Influential Torontonians for his work in saving and revitalizing Canada’s main streets, having developed and delivered impactful programs such as Digital Main Street and My Main Street.

Driven by a deep commitment to positively impacting the places we live, work, and play, Chris’s passion for urban planning, economic development, and community-building has translated into contributions to creating thriving and sustainable communities across Canada.

Chris is currently the Executive Director of Stakeholder Relations and Communications at Toronto Pearson, where he leads a dedicated team that fosters collaboration among partners and stakeholders to maximize the economic and community benefits of being home to Canada’s largest and busiest airport.