Current Board Directors and Chamber Staff are listed here

William Swords
Chief Executive Director (& Company Secretary)
Nigel Bacon
Vice Presidents

Rob Brant
Managing Partner
London Office
McCarthy Tétrault

Susan Haird CB
Managing Director - European Trade & Investment 
Office Province of British Columbia

Brian Smith
Vice Chair & Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific
TD Securities

William Smith
Managing Director, Head of Europe & the Middle East
BMO Capital Markets

Hon. Treasurer

Mike Reed
Deputy Head PCWM & Head of International - UK
Private Client Wealth Management - UK
Royal Bank of Canada Investment Management (UK) Ltd

Board Directors

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

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

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh
Dadco Group

Bob El-Hawary                                                           Co-Chair Technology Forum 
Senior Director Channels
BlackBerry, UK

Al Gourley
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Matthew Grisoni                                                        Co-Chair Technology Forum 
Vice President UK Oil, Gas and Industries
CGI IT UK Limited

Dr. Doris Hiam-Galvez
Regional Director Europe

Sir George Iacobescu CBE
CEO & Chairman
Canary Wharf Group Plc

Nick Iliff                                                          Chair Natural Resources Forum 
Gowling WLG LLP


Michael E. Kay
Managing Director, Office of the Deputy Chairman
RBC Wealth Management


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


Dean P. Koumanakos
Managing Partner, London
Stikeman Elliott (London) LLP


Spencer Lake
Co-Head of Global Markets
HSBC Bank plc


Kevin Li
Managing Director, Head of European Region


Chris Morritt
Senior Adviser, Government Relations
Nexen Inc


Matthew Moth
Founding Partner
Madano Partnership


Peter Noble
Norton Rose Fulbright


Aaron Rosland
Counsellor (Commercial – Ontario)


Christos Sirros
Agent-General of Québec


Observers to the Board


Greg Houlahan
Minister-Counsellor (Commercial/Economic)
& Senior Trade Commissioner
Canadian High Commission, London


Michael Padua
Acting Managing Director & International Policy Manager
Alberta-United Kingdom Office
UK-based Advisor
Derek N. Linfield (London-based)
Former Managing Principal
Stikeman Elliott LLP London

Immediate Past Presidents

Rob Brant
Managing Partner
London Office
McCarthy Tetrault
Michael J. Lagopoulos
Deputy Chairman
Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh
Dadco Group
Canada-based Advisors
Jeffrey Sundquist (Alberta-based)
Vice President, Corporate Development
Absolute Throughput Solutions
William (Bill) Charnetski (Ontario-based)
Formerly Vice President, Corporate Affairs International
Astrazeneca plc

Dave Pryce (Ontario-based)
Government Relations Lead
D2L Corporation


Chamber Secretariat

Chief Executive Director
Nigel Bacon

Events & Office Manager
Jennie Turner 

Business Development Assistant
Victoria Teeple

Upcoming Events

8th Annual Canadian Chief Economists Panel Debate & Lunch
09 June 2017, 12.00

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