Current Board Directors and Chamber Staff are listed here


Matthew Moth                                                
Chair Business Development Committee
Founding Partner
Madano Partnership

Chief Executive Director (& Company Secretary)

Nigel Bacon

Hon. Treasurer 

John Younger
Managing Director, Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

RBC WM-International

Vice Presidents

Rob Brant
Chair Energy Forum
Managing Partner
McCarthy Tétrault London

Matthew Grisoni
Co-Chair Technology Forum
Vice President Oil & Gas
William Smith
Chair Audit Committee
Managing Director, Head of Europe & the Middle East
BMO Capital Markets
Leslie Stephenson
Chair Diversity & Inclusion Forum
Head of Governance & Control
Remediation Management Office UK
HSBC Holdings plc
William Swords
Chair International Trade Forum
Former MD & Deputy Head, Corporate Banking Europe
Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets

Peter Walker
Co-Chair Financial Services Forum
Regional Head, Europe & Asia-Pacific
TD Securities

Board Directors

Wayne Lee
Managing Director & Head, Europe & Asia Pacific
CIBC World Markets plc

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

John A. Coleman
Agent-General of Québec

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

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh
Chair Governance Committee
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
Fasken Martineau LLP

Peter Heidinger CEO,
Scotiabank Europe plc MD,
Head of Global Banking & Markets, Europe

Sir George Iacobescu CBE
CEO & Chairman
Canary Wharf Group Plc

Simon Malin 
Regional Director, Europe 

Mala Manku 
Cavendish Group

Samantha Myers
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Chris Morritt
Senior Adviser, Government Relations
Nexen Inc

Peter Noble
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)

Observer to the Board

Nathalie Dubé
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

Paul Bowes 
Global Commercial Director,
Benchmark Services
Thomson Reuters

Jeffrey G. Sundquist (Alberta-based)
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

William Swords                                                                      
Former MD & Deputy Head, Corporate Banking Europe
Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets

Rob Brant                                                                      
Managing Partner
McCarthy Tétrault London

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

Victor Phillip M. Dahdaleh                                                 
Dadco Group

Chamber Secretariat

CEO (& Company Secretary)
Nigel Bacon
Business Development & Office Manager
Victoria Teeple
Events & Membership Co-ordinator 
Selma Shennib

Admin Assistant (part-time) - Canada-UK Foundation
Juline Wiernasz

Admin & Events Assistant (part-time)
Dudu Bostan
Astrid Mannheim
Liana Sudan


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