Christopher Hilkene is the President of the Clean Water Foundation, a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to engaging individuals in actions that preserve, protect and improve our water. He specializes in surface water management issues and has made significant contributions to water policy in Canada. In addition to his work at the Clean Water Foundation, Chris is a Course Director at York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies. He serves as a director or advisor to a number of organizations including Ryerson University and Green Living Enterprises, and has acted as a policy advisor to the federal Minister of the Environment. Chris holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Environmental Studies degree from York University.