Ivan leads marketing and communications strategy for Camosun College at the college’s Interurban campus. He has worked in strategic communications, marketing, policy analysis and issues management for the federal and provincial governments in Ottawa and Victoria, for the European Union in Brussels and for a number of community organizations and non-profit groups. He is an active community leader and served for two terms on the national board of the United Way of Canada. There, he chaired the Strategic Marketing Committee which led the development of the new national brand framework and oversaw the development of the United Way’s three focus areas. Locally, he is an alumnus and past Vice President of Leadership Victoria and past member of the Board of Governors of Royal Roads University.
Ivan is often called upon as a consultant, keynote speaker or workshop presenter and has helped to organize many local, regional and national conferences. His interests include reading, writing, film, music, photography, running and international travel. Ivan has volunteered with the United Way of Greater Victoria for nearly twenty years in a variety of roles, including co-founding our Youth Advisory Council while he was still in high school.