Jay Ritchlin

Jay Ritchlin, Director General, B.C. and Western Region

Director General, B.C. and Western Region

Expertise : Ecosystem based management, species at risk, aquaculture, marine fisheries, sustainable seafood, ecological economics, toxic chemicals, ecological restoration

Credentials : Biology degree from Kenyon College, Ohio; more than over 20 years’ experience working on solutions to environmental challenges

Passions : Soccer, ultimate, music, kayaking and boating

Western Canada is an amazing place, where people demonstrate you can live intentionally as interconnected parts of nature. It is my privilege to work with people from across the region and Canada striving to fulfil this vision.