Ken’s primary focus on the Niagara Economic Development team is assisting businesses with site selection and connecting them with resources to help start and grow their companies in Niagara. He also supports businesses in researching and accessing grants, incentives and other funding programs, including the Niagara Gateway Economic Zone, Community Improvement Plan and a wide range of provincial and federal government programs. As a liaison between business stakeholders and the government, Ken ensures businesses get the information and approvals they need to make informed decisions and keep their projects on time and on budget.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brock University and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Exeter. During his tenure with one of Canada’s largest specialist economic development consultancies, Ken played a key role in over 60 economic development projects for communities across Canada.