Christopher Carr, '04 BCom

Founder and Principal

SAO Advisory Inc


Born and raised in Edmonton, Chris believes in actively giving back to the community that he is so proud to be a part of. In his role with the BAA, Chris is co-chair of the Alumni Mentorship Program and a member of the Innovation Challenge committee. In addition, Chris serves as a Board Director with the constituency association for his federal MP and as a Board Director with the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

Founder and Principal of a successful management consulting practice, Chris is passionate about perspective – broadening his client’s perspective by applying advanced analytics and integrating innovative strategy frameworks. He has eleven years of experience developing and implementing business and technology solutions, focused on strategy and execution; and, operations and performance tracking, forecasting, and improvement. He has worked with clients and employers including the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, in Paris, Alberta’s post-secondary institutions and Alberta Health. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and an MBA from Queen’s University.

Chris has been married for 9 years and enjoys playing soccer and mountain biking.