Paris has been part of the organization since 2007 and under her leadership, has increased the profile and impact of the organization significantly. As a skilled community builder with more than 15 years’ experience in economic development, Paris draws on her experience in the public and private sector to move Innovation Island forward.
Paris is born and raised on beautiful Vancouver Island and loves the versatile lifestyle that comes with living here. In her spare time, Paris likes running, cycling, cooking, reading and camping. Her favorite quote is “Be daring, be different, be impractical; be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the Ordinary." - Cecil Beaton