Executive Director of the Fur Institute of Canada
Originally from Cape Breton Island, Doug Chiasson is Executive Director of the Fur Institute of Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in Political Science and Communications from the University of Ottawa. Working in both the Canadian public and non-profit sectors, Doug brings over 10 years of progressive experience in marine resource management and environmental sustainability at provincial, territorial, national, and international levels. Before joining FIC, he led WWF-Canada’s Arctic fisheries program, served as Co-Chair of the Green Budget Coalition, advised the Premier of Manitoba on sustainable development, and was a senior advisor to the federal Minister of Fisheries & Oceans. Mr. Chiasson and his family currently reside in Nova Scotia.