BIO: Craig Williams

Craig is an accomplished, energetic and well-connected business executive with 45 years of broad and international industry experience to Executive Leadership positions, including:  Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction, High Tech, Export/Trade, Technology Development & Transfer, Strategic Planning, Senior Management Team Building, Marketing & Sales, JV/Alliance management and Merger & Acquisition work. Besides Canada and the US, Craig has held extensive senior level expatriate positions in Australia/NZ, Europe and Asia, giving him opportunities for international and multi-cultural experiences.

Craig has a passion for helping small/medium sized companies, which represent most of the BC business sector, to achieve success. He also has expertise in setting up and chairing Advisory Boards for medium sized companies, assisting in developing strategy, building/mentoring management teams, succession planning, M&A initiatives, developing sustainable business cultures/HR policies and tapping into an extensive network of people who can assist.

Craig lives in Vancouver, has two grown sons and four grandchildren. Outside interests include boating, travel, cycling, walking/hiking and reading.