Ken is responsible for leading the Prince Rupert Port Authority's relationships with government, communities and stakeholders. His focus is on ensuring this vital network is aware and engaged in the Port's expanding role as Canada's natural trade gateway to Asia Pacific markets.
Ken has over 20 years of experience in economic development, including senior roles in the Terrace Economic Development Authority, Initiatives Prince George, and Vancouver Economic Development Commission. Most recently, Ken played a key role for the B.C. Olympic Winter Games Secretariat by engaging BC companies in the business of Vancouver 2010 and global sport.
Born and raised in British Columbia, Ken has a degree in Finance and Economics from Simon Fraser University.
Ken Veldman joined the BC Chamber Board in 2016.