Chris Godwaldt is currently engaged as the Alberta WaterSMART Deployment program manager,
based in WaterSMART’s Calgary office, a role in which Chris works to develop partnerships
with companies to promote and facilitate the collaboration of water stakeholders within
various key industry sectors to identify and address priority industry research and new pilot
His engineering expertise includes a complete range of industrial, commercial and residential
products and services, across most water and wastewater treatment applications. Chris has a
broad base of experience relating to water and wastewater treatment applications and has
worked around the globe in technical, marketing and managerial capacities on projects
ranging from individual consulting contracts through to multi-billion dollar projects. He has
hands-on experience both designing, engineering and managing water and wastewater
treatment systems operating in regions across North America, the Middle East, and South
East Asia. Chris is fluent in several languages including Spanish and French.
Chris continues to be personally involved in the development of several new water treatment
technologies, and is the Technical Chair of the Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada
(PTAC) Water Innovation and Planning Committee.
Chris' education includes a B. Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta, a
Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business, program studies at the
Shanghai Institute of Finance and Economics, and the Pan American Institute for High
Business Direction in Mexico.