Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2010
The deposits of oil and gas, the fields of cattle and crops and the majestic timber forests are important assets, but it is the people of Alberta who are its most valuable resource
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Ken Chapman describes himself as a political animal, and as a founder of grassroots movement Reboot Alberta, his evident enthusiasm for policy, process and even the occasional conflict clearly mark him as a member of that species. But the inclination that the lawyer and founder of Cambridge Strategies Inc. shows towards consensus building and reconciliation, not to mention his dedication to mastering new media, mark him as a more highly evolved member of the typically noisy and rancorous tribe. Chapman’s dedication to the public interest, both through his political work and his volunteer efforts, earned him the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2004.