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Andrew S. Wright

Andrew Wright, PhD, graduated from the University of Hull, England, with a first class honours bachelor of science, a diploma of engineering and a doctorate in microwave engineering. He has published numerous IEEE peer-reviewed research papers and has been awarded over 50 patents.

After emigrating to Canada, Wright co-founded and was CTO of Datum Telegraphic Inc., which was subsequently acquired by PMC-Sierra. He is an active philanthropic activist for inner city child education enrichment programs. Wright is also a proponent of environmental stewardship initiatives and a lead donor for the Tides Canada Great Bear Rainforest initiative, which promises to be a model for world conservancy. Upon visiting the Broughton Archipelago and witnessing the impact of open net-cage salmon farming, he has become an advocate for improving salmon aquaculture practices on the West Coast. He is also a aperture circle photographer with the international league of conservation photographers.

Reporting Beat: Conservation and the impact of industrial expansion.

What is the most important issue facing British Columbians?: The questionable promises of a short-term bonus for a high ecological impact resource extraction industry boom.

Website: www.ilcp.com

Blog: www.cold-coast.com

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