Aaron Cruikshank (he/him) is a market intelligence and research professional with over 20 years of experience in dozens of sectors including private sector, government and nonprofits. Following a career in the public service, Aaron began working as a freelancer/researcher in 2003. He founded CTRS after leaving the Executive Director role at HiVE Vancouver Coworking in 2014. Aaron has also helped several other coworking spaces launch since 2014 in his capacity as a consultant.
Aaron’s areas of expertise are market intelligence, competitive intelligence, qualitative market research, market validation, public policy research and strategy, and business strategy in heavily regulated industries. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a Master of Public Policy from Simon Fraser University. Aaron is located in Maple Ridge, BC on the unceded territory of the Stó:lô and Katzie nations.