Chris Diplock – CEO & Lead Researcher
Chris Diplock is the founder and CEO of Ponder. He has spent the past seven years working in the social sector in Canada. Throughout his time in the social sector he has spent over 5 years chairing and sitting on various boards and committees and served various roles as President, Vice President and Treasurer. Having spent hundreds of hours in meetings and running organizations as an executive or board member, he is very familiar with the internal operations of small to large scale organizations, the process of reporting and accountability within these organizations, as well as the granting process and financial challenges. Having administered over $100 000 in grants to local initiatives and secured over $100 000 in funding from local funders, he is very familiar with the current systems and challenges that exist for organizations in terms of engagement and reporting.
Certificate in Community Economy Development, Simon Fraser University
Graduate of Radius Business Accelerator Program, Simon Fraser University
Nominee – City of Vancouver Award of Excellence in the category of Greenest City Leadership
Chair – Share Vancouver. A working group of sharing organizations in Vancouver.
Co-founder – The Vancouver Tool Library Co-operative
Vancouver & Toronto