sfu_headshotEric Unmacht is the manager of communications and strategy at the Vancouver Economic Commission, working to grow the city’s knowledge economy, particularly the tech, digital entertainment and interactive, and green economy sectors. He is also an independent consultant, helping values-based organizations create communications and content marketing strategies.

Eric’s passion for transparency comes from 20 years in journalism, corporate responsibility and communications, in North America and Asia, with a focus on environmental management, supply chain traceability and workplace health.

He has an undergraduate degree in environmental geography from the University of California, Berkeley, and graduate degrees in journalism and environmental management from Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University.