About

Canadian Ecosystem Institute

Chris Pereira

CEO

Canadian Ecosystem Institute

Chris Pereira is an experienced strategy and communications professional from Canada with 15 years of experience in China. Chris was recently featured by Vancouver City News, Omni News, and Richmond News for his sponsorship of the translation of a BC First Nations history book into Mandarin. 

He was also recently a featured speaker at the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA), representing CEI as a panelist during a conversation about Accelerating the Global Digital Economy (Toronto Global Forum), and as an opening speaker for a session on inclusion and diversity at the IEFA’s Conference de Montreal. 

Chris has spoken at over 30 universities and colleges across Canada, sharing insights about the future of technology and business, networking, and career. With his team, Chris is working to make Richmond BC a role model for successful multiculturalism in Canada, helping to ensure companies and people are able to integrate smoothly into the market in Canada and overseas.

CEI BY NUMBERS

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CEI is owned and operated by its management team and founding partners. We are dedicated to one mission:  Enabling Canadian and Asian business opportunities.

100% of the CEI core team and CEO can read, speak and write in both English and Madarin, and has extensive experience in Canadian and Aisan markets.

Technology is in our DNA at CEI, and that’s why we proudly serve clients from 4 of the 5 innovation superclusters across Canada: Digital Technology, Protein Industries, Next Generation Manufacturing, Scale AI. CEI is also an Associate Member of the Digital Technology Supercluster.

CEI has a presence across Canada and Asia: Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

CEI BY NUMBERS

%

CEI is owned and operated by its management team and founding partners. We are dedicated to one mission:  Enabling Canadian and Chinese business opportunities.

%

100% of the CEI core team and CEO can read, speak and write in both English and Chinese, and has extensive experience between both countries.

superclusters

Technology is in our DNA at CEI, and that’s why we proudly serve clients from 4 of the 5 innovation superclusters across Canada: Digital Technology, Protein Industries, Next Generation Manufacturing, Scale AI. CEI is also an Associate Member of the Digital Technology Supercluster.

locations

CEI has a presence across Canada and China: Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

It’s A People Business

Chris Pereira

Chris Pereira

President & CEO

Christopher Wu

Christopher Wu

VP Marketing

Yang Du

Yang Du

VP China Market Development

Taphy Lai

Taphy Lai

Operations Manager

Vincent Guyonnet

Vincent Guyonnet

SVP Market Research

Hanson Zeng

Hanson Zeng

VP Market Research

Haley Donovan

Haley Donovan

Advisor, Public Affairs Specialist

Joey Huang

Joey Huang

Digital Marketing Manager

Technology is in our DNA at CEI. We are a proud Associate Member of  the Digital Technology Supercluster.

“We are thrilled to officially launch Canada’s first-ever Digital Technology Supercluster and to join forces with employers in key industries throughout B.C. and across Canada. Our agreement with the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative, along with signed member agreements with our initial cohort of members, brings the total amount of committed funding to more than $360 million. “

Sue Paish

CEO, Digital Technology Supercluster