Originally from Saskatoon, Chris completed a B.Sc. (honours) in Physical Geography at the University of Saskatchewan in 2004, an M.Sc. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta in 2006, and a Ph.D. in Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan in 2012. He started work at the Global Institute for Water Security in December 2010 as the Institute and the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security were just getting established at the U of S. Since March 2013, Chris has worked as the project manager for the Changing Cold Regions Network, led by Professor Howard Wheater. Chris’ research interests are on mountain snow and glacier hydrology, modelling, and understanding of their response to climate variation.