Work Track 6

Getting Back to Trade

Through convening a diverse set of experienced leaders, this Work Track will chart our region’s domestic and international trade strategy in this new COVID reality.

About this Work Track

Guiding Questions

  • How can we reduce trade barriers and instill a sense of confidence in businesses looking to expand into new markets domestically and internationally?

Upcoming Outputs

  • July 2020 – Regional Export Insights release
  • July 2020 – Virtual MAP first cohort
  • August 2020 – Virtual TAP first cohort
  • September 2020 – International Trade Strategy Report

Work Track 6 Membership

Raly Chakarova

Director, Policy
Toronto Region Board of Trade (Co-Chair)

José Antonio Santoyo

Director, Trade & Investment Office
World Trade Centre – Toronto (Co-Chair)

Martin Claessens

Principle Commercial Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration

David Clarke

Head of Government Affairs
TMX Group

Brad Duguid

Vice President, Corporate Affairs
TMX Group

Martha Harrison

Partner
McCarthy Tétrault

Pablo Herrera

Lead Partner, Deloitte Private
Deloitte

Asha Hingorani

Director of Government and Public Affairs
Wine Growers Canada

Scott Jolliffe

Partner
Gowling WLG

George Reid

Partner
Bennet Jones

Pauline Stern

Program Manager, Business Asia
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Andrew Weir

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Tourism Toronto

John Zimmerman

Director, Senior Trade Commissioner
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service – Ontario

Stan Zinman

Tax Partner
RSM Canada LLP