Chad Hamre

Ethical Ocean exists to strengthen and grow the entire market for fair-trade, organic and cruelty free products. To everyday people, they are a rich and diverse online shopping destination for the “best of” ethical products. To the producers and manufactures of such goods, they are a new online sales channel – a place to be featured, to find customers and ultimately a place to grow.

Ethical Ocean is a founding B Corp member in Canada, and a fast growing International start-up head quartered in Toronto, Canada.

Chad holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics, a BSc in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, and an MBA from Smith School of Business.

Before founding Ethical Ocean Chad was a big contributor of Engineers Without Borders, leading new programs in the Philippines building computer training programs for unemployed youth, as well as in Zambia where he worked with small-scale cattle farmers to improve their market access. He also worked for ICF International, a top US climate change and energy consulting company, specializing in carbon offsets and climate policy modeling.

His contributions and have been recognized with a Saskatchewan Centennial Medal, a Chevening Scholarship, and the 2008 University of Saskatchewan Outstanding Young Alumni award.

Chad loves Social Enterprise, Muay Thai, Cycling Adventures, Snowboarding and traveling to interesting places.