The Capital Regional District (CRD) is the regional government for the thirteen municipalities and three electoral areas located on southern Vancouver Island. The Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) works to create a healthy region by investing in traditional health care services, developing health care facilities and providing capital funding for infrastructure.
Nelson has over 20 years of progressive experience in strategic investment, business transformation, and tactical implementation in both public and private sectors. Prior to the CRD and CRHD, Nelson was Director of Finance at Canada Post Corporation where his portfolio included Corporate Planning & Controllership, Collective Bargaining and Strategic Investment. He also served on the Pension Advisory Committee of the Canada Post Pension Plan; the largest single employer pension plan in Canada. Before joining the Crown Corporation, Nelson held senior roles in Roots Canada Limited and Sega Amusements Incorporated.
Nelson has earned his Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant in both Ontario and British Columbia.