Canada UAE Business Council
Nour Kechacha is the President of the Canada-UAE Business Council (CUBC), an initiative spearheaded by the federal governments of Canada and the United Arab Emirates to advance bilateral trade relations and foster investments between the two countries.
A Canadian based in Abu Dhabi, Nour most recently served as an Advisor to two Canadian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and served for three years as a senior aide in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Office. In these roles, and among other important projects, she oversaw during the pandemic Canada’s largest peacetime repatriation effort and managed strategic partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around critical government initiatives.
Nour’s previous experiences also include positions at the House of Commons of Canada and at the National Council on Canada-Arab Relations, where she led the activities of the organization dedicated to promoting cooperation between Canada and the Arab World.