Who We Are
Let the experts support your community strategy
Scott Cameron, President/CEO
Scott Cameron has over 30 years experience working in government and non-profit organizations, and is driven by a passion to ensure that human service delivery results in quality supports designed to change the lives of individuals and families. Motivated by a desire to align business and government investments with strategies that produce positive outcomes, Scott believes that early prevention has an important role in social innovation – a well-balanced investment portfolio needs both prevention and early intervention strategies. Scott has a Master’s degree from Royal Roads University with a specialization in Sustainable Community Development.
Brendon Nielson, Vice-President
Brendon has a PhD in convictional strategies. The study of central human convictions and how those relate to the lives people live as individuals and community. His interests lie in helping individuals and groups of people experience life with greater depth. Pairing current research with some of the wisdom tradition provides innovative yet proven approaches to think and act in an increasingly complex world. Through these approaches and cultivating uncommon partnerships, social sustainability can be achieved in ways that are aligned with organizational and community goals.
Bassa Social Innovations is a values-based and principled consulting firm committed to positive social well-being for people, their families and their communities. We can help navigate the shared, and sometimes divergent, perspectives of government, corporate, nonprofit and community organizations to unravel social complexity, and explore collaborative and sustainable social change.
Using processes to discover, articulate, implement, evaluate and report, bassa Social Innovations help to ensure that investments made in the human services sector are designed to be leading edge, consistent with funder outcomes, and monitored to ensure success. Using an open, accountable and respectful approach, bassa Social Innovations seek to support all parties in achieving success.
Community Investment Strategies
Maximizing your investments
We work with corporations and governments to support the development and implementation of community investment strategies - ensuring maximum results while helping to align community investments with corporate and government values and interests.
Strategic Community Development
Planning for Success
Complex social issues require solid plans and strategies to address long term change. With expertise in consultation, engagement, research and evaluation, we deliver community plans that reflect real challenges and opportunities that make a difference - a strong foundation for action.
Get experience on your side
With over 30 years experience in community planning, social development, consultation, engagement, research and evaluation, the team at bassa Social Innovations can transform your community investments and wicked community questions into strategies founded on solid information and research.