Craig Norris


Victoria International Marina

Craig Norris has a 20-year carrier in business leadership and infrastructure development in western Canada, anchored in leadership roles within one of Canada’s leading architecture, engineering and environmental consulting firms. In 2015, he moved from corporate consulting to focus on developing Canada’s superyacht business on the west coast, where he led the complete development of Canada’s first superyacht marina and service center located in Victoria Harbour, British Columbia. rnAs CEO of Community Marine Concepts Ltd., he travels the world as an ambassador for the pacific coast of North America, listening intently to what the superyacht community is looking for while advocating for what Canada and the Pacific can offer.rnStarting his career as an aspiring architect, earning a diploma in Architectural Technology and then a University degree in Environmental Science, he set to mash together his passion for alpine sports and recreation with his appreciation for remarkable built environments. His journey has taken him through a diversity of sectors including recreation tourism, municipal and rural development, mining, oil and gas, first nations development, marine infrastructure, land reclamation, and community development.rnrnHe is also the Chairman of the Victoria’s regional economic development organization, the South Island Prosperity Partnership, an organization responsible for facilitating and promoting the development of a strong, diversified economy on South Vancouver Island.rnCraig is also the chair and founding member of the Canadian Superyacht Association, a non-profit organization charged with supporting the sustainable growth of the superyacht sector in Canada.