Christopher Caldwell is passionate about supporting positive change and innovation in the areas of organizational development, sustainability and social responsibility. Chris brings ideas and strategy to information intelligence, team organization and reporting to executive level positions in corporations and government. Chris received an information systems management designation in 2002 from Ryerson University and qualified for project manager credentials from the Project Management Institute in 2011.
Chris has contributed to a range of organizations across several sectors including corporate, government and not for profits. His skills include research and information gathering, analysis, strategy development, facilitation, policy development and report writing. He has demonstrated ability to work effectively with boards, leaders, frontline staff and community members.
Chris has exceptional capacity to translate theory and best practice into practical, implementable solutions. His skills and passion for people, potential, social and environmental innovation and familiarity with systems and sustainable development supported a range of projects including a carbon calculator for Peel Regional government working with community stakeholders; conducting environmental scans; performing market research, and development of strategy for the reduction of the operational footprint for Canada’s largest employment area around the Greater Toronto Area Airport and also technology transfer to the Indian Business Centre in Hyderabad through a CIDA funded project with the Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement (now BLOOM).
He earned his Environmental Studies graduate degree from York University in Urban Planning and Sustainability, completed a graduate diploma in Business and Environment from the Schulich Business School and received a national award for research on Human Impacts on the Environment. Chris published his first work ‘Beyond Corporate Responsibility: The New Organizational Consciousness’ in 2012. The second edition is currently being worked and will include leadership coaching and organizational development.
Chris is currently pursuing Leadership, Adult Education and Organizational Development in the Masters of Education Program at the University of Toronto. Chris speaks widely on the topics of corporate well being, communication and personal development, connectivity to social and environmental issues and devotes his spare time to volunteerism and the arts. As a member of MENSA and a graduate of Second City, Chris promotes creativity and positive thinking for progressive solutions and relationship building.