Organogram

Current Board Directors and Chamber Staff are listed here


President

W
illiam Swords                                                      
Chair International Trade Forum


Chief Executive Director (& Company Secretary)

Nigel Bacon


Vice Presidents

Rob Brant
Chair Energy Forum
Managing Partner
McCarthy Tétrault London

Matthew Grisoni
Co-Chair Technology Forum
BU Lead & Vice President Oil, Gas, & Consumer Services
CGI

Lynn Maxwell
Global Head, Securitisation & MD, Structured Capital Markets 
HSBC Bank plc

Matthew Moth
Chair Business Development Committee 
Founding Partner 
Madano Partnership
 
William Smith
Chair Audit Committee
Managing Director, Head of Europe & the Middle East
BMO Capital Markets


Hon. Treasurer 

John Younger
Managing Director, Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
RBC WM-International


Board Directors

Paul Bowes 
Co-Chair Financial Services Forum
Global Commercial Director,
Benchmark Services
Thomson Reuters

Patrick Charbonneau
Managing Director,
Infrastructure Investments (Europe)
PSP Investments

Richie Clark                                                          
Chair SME Forum
Chair Legal & Tax Committee
Partner & Head of Corporate
Fox Williams LLP

James Compston
Senior Vice President, Customer Relationships
& Business Development
SNC-Lavalin UK Ltd

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh
Chair Governance Committee
Chairman
Dadco Group

Bob El-Hawary
Co-Chair Technology Forum
Senior Director, EMEA Carriers & Global Accounts
TCL Corporation (BlackBerry Mobile)

Al Gourley
Co-Chair Mining & Natural Resources Forum
Partner                                                                     
Fasken Martineau LLP

Dirk Heiteprem
Co-Chair Technology Forum
Director, Government Relations EMEA                          
BlackBerry

Sir George Iacobescu CBE
CEO & Chairman
Canary Wharf Group Plc

Nick Iliff                                                                  
Co-Chair Mining & Natural Resources Forum
Partner
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

James S. Kinnear
Chairman, CEO & Director
Kinnear Financial Ltd

Dean P. Koumanakos
Managing Partner
Stikeman Elliott London

John Kirwan
Co-Chair Financial Services Forum
MD, Head of GBM Europe & Global Head of Infrastructure
Head of Power & Utilities Europe, LatAm & APAC
Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets

Kevin Li
Managing Director, Head of European Region
CIBC

Vanessa Lickfold 
Metals & Mining Director, Europe 
Hatch

Chris Morritt
Senior Adviser, Government Relations
Nexen Inc

Peter Noble
Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Michael Padua
Managing Director & International Policy Manager
Alberta United Kingdom Office

Rupert Potter
Managing Director -Europe
European Trade & Investment Office
Province of British Columbia

Aaron Rosland
Counsellor (Commercial – Ontario)

Christos Sirros
Agent-General of Québec

Chris Utting
Partner
White & Case LLP

Peter Walker
Regional Head, Europe & Asia-Pacific
TD Securities


Observer to the Board

Greg Houlahan
Minister-Counsellor (Commercial/Economic)
& Senior Trade Commissioner
High Commission of Canada 


UK-based Advisors

Derek N. Linfield (London-based)
Director, Cornish Lithium Ltd 
& Non Executive Chairman, Mkango Resources Ltd

Philip M. Cutts (London-based)
NED Scotiabank &
Adviser (& former CEO)
Credit Suisse Private Banking


Canada-based Advisors

Jeffrey G. Sundquist (Alberta-based)
CEO
EDC Environmental Group of Companies Inc

William (Bill) Charnetski (Ontario-based)
Formerly Vice President, Corporate Affairs International
Astrazeneca plc

Dave Pryce (Ontario-based)
VP, International Market Expansion
& Global Government Relations
Canopy Growth Corporation


Immediate Past President

2012-2015

Rob Brant                                                                      
Managing Partner
McCarthy Tetrault London

2008-2012

Michael J. Lagopoulos                                                     
Deputy Chairman
Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management

2004-2008
Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh                                                 
Chairman
Dadco Group


Chamber Secretariat

CEO (& Company Secretary)
Nigel Bacon


Events & Office Manager
Jennie Turner 

Business Development Assistant
Victoria Teeple

Admin Assistant (part-time)
Carey Bates

Admin Assistants (part-time)
Jackie Yu Hon Lam
Selma Shennib
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