Presentation of the Expo2020 Dubai Task Force

CABC’s goal is to leverage Canada’s role in Expo2020 Dubai with the objective of diversifying Canada’s trade and investment around the world. To achieve this, CABC has, together with the Business Councils in the UAE established a task force and a collaborative agreement to work together for the Expo2020 trade missions. The intention is to broaden the group as an advisory group to include representations from other business councils and trade associations.

Task Force members:

Scott Jolliffe, Chair; Cathy Seguin, President and Executive Director; Ulrikke Ornholt, Project Manager, Jane Shanthi, Project Manager, CABC

Phil Jones, Chair; Charles Diab, Vice-Chair; and Diana Szyszka Pompei, Executive Director; Canada Business Council Dubai

Gregory Zoughbi, Chair; Hans Fraikin, Board Secretary; Canada Business Council Abu Dhabi

Jean Charest, Co-Chair, Canada UAE Business Council

Sarah Woolhouse, Chief of Staff, Global Affairs Canada

Mustafa Sahin, Canada UAE Business Council

Dr. Dave McHardy, Canada Business Council Kuwait

Leigh Smout, Executive Director, World Trade Center Toronto Board of Trade

André Frenette, Director General and Interim Commissioner General for Canada at the 2020 World Exposition, Dubai

Alexia Naidoo, Deputy Director, Strategic Advice & Stakeholder Relations for Canada, Expo 2020 Dubai, Global Affairs Canada

Ashley Thibaudeau, Business Development Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai, Global Affairs Canada

Sarah Woolhouse, Chief of Staff, Global Affairs Canada

Peter MacDougall, Assistant Deputy Minister, Europe and Middle East Affairs at Global Affairs Canada

Marcy Grossman, Ambassador of Canada to the UAE

Jean-Phillipe Linteau, Canadian Council to Dubai

Kate Starkey, Senior Trade Commissioner, Dubai, Global Affairs Canada

Akiko Onozuka, Commercial Program Manager, Canada at Expo 2020 Dubai

Rafiq Al Gailani, UAE Consulate, Toronto

Ian McKay, CEO, Invest in Canada

Sarah Albrecht, Director Partnership Strategy, Invest in Canada