Economic Development staff

The mandate of the Nanaimo Economic Development office is to build a prosperous community through economic opportunity.



Economic Development Officer

Amrit facilitates economic growth by leading business retention, expansion and business attraction initiatives for the City of Nanaimo.  She graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in Economics and completed further Economic Development training at the University of Waterloo and University of Calgary.  

Her experience includes, project management, government relations, marketing, communications, business coaching and grant proposal writing. She has served on several boards including Tourism Nanaimo, Vancouver Island Economic Developers Association and the British Columbia Economic Developers Association.

Phone Direct 250-755-4465

Amrit Manhas, Economic Development Officer

Amrit Manhas, Economic Development Officer