Current Board Directors and Chamber Staff are listed here

William Swords                                                      Chair International Trade Forum
Chief Executive Director (& Company Secretary)
Nigel Bacon
Vice Presidents

Rob Brant
Managing Partner
London Office
McCarthy Tétrault
William Smith
Managing Director, Head of Europe & the Middle East
BMO Capital Markets

Hon. Treasuser 

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

Board Directors

Paul Bowes
Global Commercial Director,
Benchmark Services
Thomson Reuters

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

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

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

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh
Dadco Group

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

Al Gourley
Partner                                                                      Co-Chair Mining & NR Forum
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

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

CGI IT UK Limited

Dirk Heiterprem
Director, Government Relations EMEA                          Co-Chair Technology Forum

Sir George Iacobescu CBE
CEO & Chairman
Canary Wharf Group Plc

Nick Iliff                                                                    Co-Chair Mining & NR Forum
Gowling WLG LLP

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

Dean P. Koumanakos
Managing Partner, London
Stikeman Elliott London

John Kirwan
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

Vanessa Lickfold 
Metals & Mining Director, Europe 

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

Chris Morritt
Senior Adviser, Government Relations
Nexen Inc

Matthew Moth
Founding Partner
Madano Partnership

Peter Noble
Norton Rose Fulbright

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
White & Case LLP

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

Observers to the Board

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

UK-based Advisors

Derek N. Linfield (London-based)
Former Managing Principal
Stikeman Elliott LLP London

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

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

Immediate Past Presidents

Rob Brant                                                                       2012-2015                            
Managing Partner
London Office
McCarthy Tetrault 

Michael J. Lagopoulos                                                      2008-2012
Deputy Chairman
Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh                                                 2004-2008
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)
Rachel Clark
Selma Shennib

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