Alexander Ritchie

Alex Ritchie is the Director of Data & Services in BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services Digital Platforms & Data Division. He supports the delivery of the DataBC program which includes the province’s open data program and spatial data infrastructure delivering common components and architecture services to provincial ministries and the broader public service in BC to support programs in enhanced decision making and data integration.

Alex has been with the division for the past year and has been a provincial government employee for 10 years, most of that time with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. In his past, he contributed to provincial open data programs such as BC’s implementation of Open511 ( and a number of spatial data application development projects.