The Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Organization (SCREDO) performs economic development functions on behalf of four local governments.

We are the point of contact for all economic development and investment inquiries for the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

We are excited to share our newest initiative ‘Keep it Coastal’ with you! Keep it Coastal is all about celebrating and promoting community love on the Sunshine Coast.

Our Vision

The Sunshine Coast has a sustainable, thriving and diverse regional economy that is aligned with community values, expands opportunities for all residents and improves overall community well being.

We will

With leadership and service, enhance economic capacity in the sunshine coast community through collaborative, sustainable initiatives.

We create

Processes that are inclusive, transparent, and democratic.

We respect

The importance of diversity and our accountability to the public.

We embrace

A dedicated and fun working environment.


» Celia Robben (Chair)
» John Sutherland (Treasurer)
» Bruce Thompson
» Sarah Noon-Ward
» Michelle Crandlemire
» Micki McCartney
» Mike Price


» David Chisholm (Past Chair)
» Sara Zacharias

Government Liaisons

» Donna McMahon (Sunshine Coast Regional District)
» Tom Lamb (District of Sechelt)
» Stafford Lumley (Town of Gibsons)


» Colin Stansfield – Executive Director
» Yarrow Drtina – Small Business Programs Manager

Our Programs

Sunshine Coast Business Recovery Centre

The Sunshine Coast Business Recovery Centre is your local one-stop shop for all of the information, resources and support you need right now to help you manage your business and recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Invest Sunshine Coast

Find relevant information and learn about opportunities on the Southern Sunshine Coast. Helping you make decisions about relocation, start or expand a business, invest in commercial, industrial, or development projects, and more.

Fuse Community Workhubs

With locations in Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour, FUSE  workhubs provide flexible coworking space for the Coast’s growing community of telecommuters, digital nomads and self-employed contractors through full-, part-time and student memberships.

Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot

The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot is focused on attracting entrepreneurs from around the world to establish businesses on the Sunshine Coast to help meet our communities’ economic development priorities.


To learn more about investment opportunities or to arrange a meeting with a member of our staff, please contact Colin Stansfield, (SCREDO Executive Director) by email at or by phone at 604-821-4262.

For more information about SCREDO programs contact Colin Stansfield

For more information about Small Business Programs contact Yarrow Drtina

For Media Inquiries contact

SCREDO is proudly funded by the following