meet our team

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Our team

Board Members
mohammad-al-zaibak

MOHAMMAD AL ZAIBAK

CABC CHAIR
PRESIDENT AND CEO, CANADIAN DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING CORPORATION (CDMC)

scott-jolliffe

SCOTT JOLLIFFE

CABC PRESIDENT & VICE-CHAIR
PARTNER AND FORMER CEO, GOWLING WLG

jim-metcalfe

JIM METCALFE

CABC PAST CHAIR, CABC SECRETARY,
BOARD MEMBER, HEALTH STANDARDS ORGANIZATION AND ACCREDITATION CANADA, FORMER CEO CANSULT LTD AND AECOM MIDDLE EAST LTD

maymar-naman

MAYMAR NAMAN

CABC TREASURER
SENIOR INVESTMENT ADVISOR, ROYAL BANK OF CANADA

FATHI ABU-FARAH

PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL GROUP (IPG)

MOHAMMED ALQAIS

DIRECTOR, MAUNSELL INVESTMENT COMPANY LTD

dany-assaf

DANY ASSAF

PARTNER, TORYS LLP

jody-becker

JODY BECKER

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, EMERGING MARKETS AND
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, ELLISDON

MICHAEL BROWNE

BOARD MEMBER
BROWNE & COMPANY

craig-ceppetelli

CRAIG CEPPETELLI

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS, ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CANADA

damien-dunne

DAMIEN DUNNE

MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS AND PROGRAMS, ALGONQUIN COLLEGE

SYLVAIN DUBOIS

VICE PRESIDENT,
INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE, INSTITUTE ON GOVERNANCE

JASMIN GANIE-HOBBS

DIRECTOR TECH FINANCE,
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA

joseph-georgie

JOSEPH GEORGIE

DIRECTOR, GLOBAL TRADE & BANKING, EUROPE & MENA, BMO CAPITAL MARKETS

walid-hejazi

WALID HEJAZI

PROFESSOR, ROTMAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

LUTFI HAJ-ASSAAD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MIDDLE EAST, SICKKIDS INTERNATIONAL

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CHARLES KHOURY

DIRECTOR, CORPORATE PERFORMANCE, SHIFT HEALTH

sandra-leblanc

SANDRA LEBLANC

PRESIDENT, WESTDEV

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MARIA LO

DEPUTY DIRECTOR (ALGERIA, MOROCCO, MAURITANIA,TUNISIA), GLOBAL AFFAIRS CANADA

MUSTAPHA OUYED

PRESIDENT
COUNCIL FOR DEVELOPMENT CANADA ALGERIA

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VITALY PAROSHYN

MANAGER, EUROPE & MIDDLE EAST, INTERNATIONAL TRADE ONTARIO

robert-peck

ROBERT PECK

BOARD MEMBER, COUNCIL FOR DEVELOPMENT CANADA ALGERIA, FORMER AMBASSADOR OF CANADA TO THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA

pierre-pyun

PIERRE PYUN

VICE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, BOMBARDIER INC.

ryan-radked

RYAN RADKE

SENIOR DIRECTOR, MIDDLE EAST & INDIA, ALBERTA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TRADE

cathy-seguin

CATHY SEGUIN

CATHY SEGUIN AND ASSOCIATES

tim-sunar

TIM SUNAR

PARTNER, BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP

peter-sutherland

PETER SUTHERLAND

FORMER AMBASSADOR OF CANADA TO THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF YEMEN

CARMEN SYLVAIN

STRATEGIC ADVISOR QG100, FORMER AMBASSADOR OF CANADA TO THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO AND THE REPUBLIC OF MAURITANIA

Executive Members
mohammad-al-zaibak

MOHAMMAD AL ZAIBAK

CABC CHAIR
PRESIDENT AND CEO, CANADIAN DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING CORPORATION (CDMC)

scott-jolliffe

SCOTT JOLLIFFE

CABC PRESIDENT & VICE-CHAIR
PARTNER AND FORMER CEO, GOWLING WLG

jim-metcalfe

JIM METCALFE

CABC PAST CHAIR, CABC SECRETARY,
BOARD MEMBER HEALTH STANDARDS ORGANIZATION AND ACCREDITATION CANADA, FORMER CEO CANSULT LTD AND AECOM MIDDLE EAST LTD

maymar-naman

MAYMAR NAMAN

CABC TREASURER
SENIOR INVESTMENT ADVISOR, ROYAL BANK OF CANADA

CARMEN SYLVAIN

STRATEGIC ADVISOR QG100, FORMER AMBASSADOR OF CANADA TO THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO AND THE REPUBLIC OF MAURITANIA

walid-hejazi

WALID HEJAZI

PROFESSOR, ROTMAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Team Members
mike-ward

MIKE WARD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ulrikke-rnholt

ULRIKKE ØRNHOLT

OFFICE MANAGER

daniela-stratulativ

DANIELA STRATULATIV

POLICY & BUSINESS STRATEGY ADVISOR

alex-heroux

ALEX HEROUX

INTERN

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