Patrick served as Parliamentary Secretary to Solicitor General of Canada. Recognized for his deep understanding of the Canadian political and procurement process, he is frequently called upon by organizations for his counsel on conducting business with both private and public interests throughout Canada.
During her 11 years as a Member of Parliament, she was the official Reform-Conservative opposition critic in numerous portfolios such as Justice and Legal Affairs, National Security, Immigration, Intergovernmental Affairs & Unity, Transportation, Canada – US Border Issues and Auditor General.
He served in Prime Minister Jean Chrétien's Cabinet as Solicitor General of Canada and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
In the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Wayne was appointed Chair of the House of Commons Finance Committee. He was the most lobbied Member of Parliament by Industry during his tenure. Wayne was Co-Chair for the Canada- U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Association. He led multiple delegations before most senior US Senate and Congressional leadership throughout the Canada-US Mexico trade accord negotiations.
He is a former president of the National Farmers Union and, a graduate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, a faculty of Dalhousie University. Wayne received an honorary doctorate of law from the University of Prince Edward Island for his work and contribution to agriculture and social activism on a national and international level.In 2023, Wayne joined PARLGROUP as a Special Advisor on international trade and commerce, finance, industry, and agriculture.
Ronald held a variety of positions with different departments including Public Service Commission, Transport Canada, Canadian International Development Agency and Communications Security Establishment of Canada (CSEC). He was also the deputy clerk of the PCO.
This includes years as head of Weston Bakeries Québec as well as Deputy Minister of Agriculture for both the government of Canada and the gouvernement du Québec. He was the founding chair of the Canadian Agri-food Policy. Also, M. Lussier was invested into the Order of Canada.
He specialized in economic and constitutional issues and gained extensive experience with both foreign affairs and trade issues. He was appointed a member of the Privy Council in 1993 and is also a recipient of l’Ordre de la Pléiade, an award of the French Republic. He is an expert on Canada – Asia trade issues.
Fully bilingual, and as a previous EA in industry-related departments, Louise assures the coordination of multiple files on behalf of the corporate interests we represent.
She leads a writing and content team focused on the complexities of every request, and assures the rigorous compliance of all submissions. Michelle has a Master of Arts in Canadian History from the University of Ottawa, and has Secret Clearance from Public Services and Procurement Canada.
Robert has worked alongside MPs and select department heads on issues relating to industry interests. Robert completed a Masters of Arts and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science.
Jared is a renowned project development specialist focused on large-scale industrial partnership investments and acquisition opportunities across North America. He counsels a host of financial entities in the management of their private investments and debt structure portfolios. Jared heads a North American acquisitions team reporting to a New York and London-based investor clientele.
Omar is most well-versed in matters relating to the IT industry and a host of other sectors that he manages on behalf of the senior executive team.
Marleen has held management and analyst positions within different departments; such as Employment and Social Development Canada and Treasury Board Secretariat. During that time she has also gained prowess in stakeholder engagement and learning and training development.
He led three national headquarters; Manitoba, Metro Toronto, and Ontario. One of Canada’s most respected financial sector professionals, he was also invested into the Order of Canada in 2004.
He is the former Chair of the Economic Development Committee; Chair of Exhibition Place; Vice Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission; Toronto Hydro and Mount Sinai Hospital. He is currently a Director of the Board of Toronto Hydro Electric Service Limited and Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Council of Superior Medical. Mario served as the Official Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs (Americas), Labour and Treasury Board as well as a member of the International Trade Committee.
Alan served as the former assistant deputy minister of National Defense. He is a defense procurement specialist and author of « Reinventing Canada’s Defence Procurement Sector: A view from inside
He served as Canada’s Ambassador to Israel; is a 15 year veteran of the House of Commons. David writes and publically speaks on innovation strategy and international affairs.
Steven is a Bachelor of Science graduate of Dalhousie University and currently a Master of
Development Economics Student at Dalhousie University.
Steven has extensive experience in
health and economics research having worked for the Nova Scotia Health Authority in Halifax,
University Health Network in Toronto as a research assistant and is an author on numerous
publications. Steven has additional knowledge in the finance and defence industries having
worked for major Canadian financial institutions and three years of service in the Canadian