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Kyle Empringham

Director, Partnerships and Operations

Pronouns: he/him

Email: kbempringham@uvic.ca

Kyle is a nonprofit management and systems-oriented professional with over 15 years of experience in environment and social sectors. He co-founded The Starfish Canada in 2010, a national climate charity that focuses on youth looking for support and connection as they tackle solutions to our environmental crises. He has also supported numerous social purpose ventures in delivering high-impact programming, including technology start-ups, community organizations, and multiple levels of government. He holds a Masters in Resource Management from Simon Fraser University and will complete his MBA in Sustainable Innovation from the University of Victoria in August 2024. He enjoys swimming, a good board game, and adventures with his husband, Patrick.

Complete individual Territorial Acknowledgement: I acknowledge that I live and work on the unceded territory of the Lkwungen peoples, including the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, whose relationship to the land continues to this day.

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