Chris (he/him) has over 15 years of experience, both in Canada and abroad, in the areas of community development, refugee protection, and education. As part of his role with Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce, he supports small and medium-sized 2SLGBTQI+-owned businesses to become certified as diverse suppliers. Unlocking the power of certification is a key tool for minority-owned businesses, and Chris is committed to supporting the community in this endeavor.