Councillor Kristjanson is a Computer Programmer and Project Manager with 35 years in the telecom and big data sectors. Councillor Kristjanson has a Bachelors of Computer Science from the University of British Columbia, a certificate in University Teaching and Learning from Simon Fraser University (SFU), and was a PhD Candidate in 2017 at SFU studying Next Generation Computer Networks.
In addition to Councillor Kristjanson’s education noted above, the Councillor has also studied theatre and singing at the Ottawa School of Dance and Drama, cooking at the Cordon Bleu cooking school in London, woodworking and cabinet making at the Rose Wood Studios in Almonte Ontario, and is a certified Sommelier in food and wine pairings from Algonquin College in Ottawa.
Councillor Kristjanson is an active community member and volunteer. He is also a proud father.