After 15 years executive experience in international trade, transport and logistics, Colin launched his own company in 2015 focusing on cross-border data standards for trade facilitation. Formerly Vice Chair, United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), he is now engaged in trade-related standards development for Data Management and Interchange within the International Standards Organization (ISO) as well as ISO’s Advisory Group on technical standards in national and international regulatory environments. He has also served as a Canadian delegate to the international Electronic Business MOU Management Group for ISO/IEC/ITU/UNECE. A member of CILTNA’s Pacific Chapter executive committee since 2017, he is active in CILTNA’s Marketing and Communications committee. Colin also writes the Pacific Horizon column for Canada’s national Maritime Magazine. He has served on the Boards of the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, and the BC Centre for Ability. He holds a double honours degree in Arts and Science from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Innovation from York University’s Schulich School of Business.
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