Dr. Rick Searle

Dr. Rick Searle is president of EKOS Communications, Inc. which specializes in public, community and stakeholder engagement through innovative blends of ICT and face-to-face group processes. Currently, his company leads a Natural Resources Canada funded project to facilitate knowledge transfer between municipal government representatives and scientists on the issue of water infrastructure adaptation to climate change within the Fraser Basin. He has also taught upper level resource management courses within the Department of Geography at the University of Victoria for the past 17 years.