President & CEO, BC Transit
Erinn Pinkerton is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BC Transit. Prior to her appointment as CEO in 2018, she was the Vice President of Business Development and Chief Transformation Officer and led BC Transit’s Corporate Planning, Sales, Marketing and Communications, Information Technology and the Transit Planning and Scheduling teams.
Since joining BC Transit in 2008, Erinn has been instrumental in delivering improved transit service to over 130 communities across B.C. She led the development and public consultation efforts for numerous multi-million dollar capital projects and transportation plans, including Transit Future Plans, Victoria Regional Rapid Transit project, Highway 16 service introduction and Kelowna Rapid Bus. In addition, Erinn led the overall development of the strategic plan and implementation of all corporate planning activities including strategic analysis, enterprise resource planning, business intelligence and revenue generation.
Erinn is committed to making transit services more responsive, convenient and accessible to all customers and has led many initiatives, including the smart bus technology project which introduced real-time bus information, automated stop announcements and closed circuit TV cameras onboard each bus.
Erinn has over 19 years of experience in the transportation industry, including nine years with BC Ferries, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Masters of Business Administration.
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