Eric is a skilled researcher and writer available to provide consulting services including policy/procedure research, drafting, training and marketing materials, technical writing, strategic analysis and training, web-content or other documents.
Eric spent 25 years working in the charitable sector as a community organizer, fundraiser, communicator, manager and director at the local, provincial and national level of many of Canada’s best recognized and respected charitable organizations (see LinkedIn profile). An adventurous career of helping to renew struggling operations has taken him and his family to Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and St. Thomas (Ontario)…and many points in between!
During his term as the National Executive Director of Centre For Inquiry Canada from 2014 to 2016 Eric served on Canada’s Office of Religious Freedom’s External Advisory Committee as the only non-religious appointee. Eric also led CFIC’s campaign to oppose Canada’s blasphemous libel law, the formation of the International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws as well as CFIC’s efforts to support a family’s escape from the machetes of religious fanatics in Bangladesh.
Eric has expertise in fleet management, logistics and supply chain management, legislative drafting, charitable sector management and governance, quality management and strategy planning. Eric has a BA (English/Psychology) from Carleton University and is currently enrolled in Athabasca University’s Legislative Drafting program and Fanshawe College’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program.
Eric has a BA (English/Psychology) from Carleton University and is currently enrolled in Athabasca University’s Legislative Drafting program and Fanshawe College’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program.
Eric Adriaans began writing poetry in the early 1990’s, self-publishing a slim collection of poems entitled Leviathan in 2002. Later, the Leviathan collection grew in scope and content; a second edition was released spring 2017 (see sidebar to purchase a copy).
Eric’s primary passions are his family, writing, philosophy, cycling (motor-, electric- or peddle!) and the maintenance and care of a Victorian home in St. Thomas, Ontario.