Christopher Googoo joined Ulnooweg Development Group in April 2000 as a Procurement Liaison Officer, supporting Aboriginal businesses access procurement opportunities with government and private sector industries. In 2004, he accepted a Commercial Account Manager position serving the Nova Scotia region. In 2006, he was appointed General Manager of Ulnooweg. In recognition of Chris’s contribution to the overall management of Ulnooweg as a growing organization, Chris’s title was changed to Chief Operating Officer in 2017.
He is a member of the Tripartite Economic Development Working Committee, Board member of the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia and the Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia. In 2016 he was elected to the Board of the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce. His previous work has included membership with the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Developers Network and the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office. He was also a board member of the National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association representing the Atlantic and Quebec region for over a decade.
Chris has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from St. Francis Xavier University and is a member of the We’koqma’q First Nation living with his wife and three children in Millbrook.