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Coffee Talk with John Hankins of the NEDC

  • Buzz Coffee House 1861 Dufferin Crescent Nanaimo, BC, V9S 0B1 Canada (map)

Join us for our inaugural Cawfee Talk!

Coffee Talk is a casual event where we will be inviting prominent members of our community to sit down and chat with our membership.

John Hankins, CEO at Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation

John Hankins moved to Canada in 2000 from the UK where he studied at the University of South Wales and gained his MBA from the University of Bath. John has experience working across different industries from food, heavy building materials, telecommunications and economic devlopment and has worked in Europe, North America and Asia.

Before taking up his new position in Nanaimo at the beginning of January 2016, John was based in Calgary where he headed up the Investment and Trade Development for Calgary ad was Calgary's representative on the Board of the World Energy Cities partnership where he crafted the Calgary's Climate Change Accord that was signed by 9 cities on limiting Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Coffee talk is open to YPN Members only.