Ottawa, ON – September 25, 2023 – The Business Council of Canada (BCC) is pleased to announce that John Dickerman is joining the team as the BCC’s first U.S.-based policy advisor. As Vice President, United States, John will represent the BCC in Washington, D.C. with a focus on trade and investment, economic security and other cross border priorities. 

“There is no country more important to Canada than the United States,” said Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada. “Strong relationships must be maintained and nurtured in all 50 states. Working from Washington, John will help us strengthen economic ties with Canada’s closest neighbour, friend, partner and ally.” 

Prior to joining the BCC, John served as the Head of North America for the largest trade association representing British business interests.  His extensive experience in Washington includes working as a legislative and policy adviser for two Members of Congress. John also previously worked in the Washington and New York offices of global law firms specializing in antitrust investigations and international trade and intellectual property litigation. He has held positions with both the United States District Court and the United States Department of Justice.