Manager of Economic Development with Frontenac County, Ontario
Richard Allen is Manager of Economic Development for Frontenac County. For the past 10 years, Frontenac County has embarked on a trails-based economic development strategy centered around the development of the K&P Trail, a 75 KM railway corridor that runs from the City of Kingston to Sharbot Lake. Richard’s approach to economic development brings together 15 years of experience in municipal politics, executive business training, adventure tourism and community development. Richard rides his bike almost daily, but wouldn’t call himself a cyclist. He has also trained for an participated in two half-marathons, but wouldn’t call himself a runner.