On March 16, Vida Ramin’s promotion to Vice President, Policy and Partnerships was announced by incoming President, Bonnie Gee at the Chamber of Shipping’s Annual General Meeting. In her previous role as Senior Director, Policy and External Affairs, Vida quickly grasped the policy and regulatory context governing the marine transportation sector, familiarized herself with the key issues impacting our members and developed strategic relationships with external and internal stakeholders. Despite only having been with the Chamber for ten months, she has made significant contributions to the organization, from a policy and advocacy standpoint, particularly in relation to supply chain fluidity and resilience as well as a range of environmental and sustainability matters.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Vida worked at the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation as the Director, Regulatory Policy in the Oil and Gas Division. She has 20+ years of expertise in public policy, government and regulatory affairs, Indigenous relations and stakeholder engagement, gained through progressively senior experience with the oil, gas, mining, telecommunications and transportation industries.
Vida has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Environmental Science and Applied Management from Capilano University and an undergraduate degree in Physical Geography.