The Business Council of Canada is pleased to welcome Robert Asselin and Michael Gullo to its policy team beginning July 20. Robert will join as Senior Vice President Policy providing leadership on the Council’s economic growth and economic recovery strategies, as well as fiscal and tax policy. Michael, as Vice President Policy, will bring a focus on regulatory and infrastructure issues to the Council’s economic growth strategies.
Robert joins the BCC from BlackBerry where he was Senior Director, Public Policy. In addition to his work in the private sector, Robert has extensive experience in senior government roles as a policy advisor to Prime Ministers and as a Policy and Budget Director to the Minister of Finance. Robert’s considerable policy experience on a broad range of competitiveness and economic policy issues will be invaluable in the Council’s work.
Michael was most recently Senior Director of Policy and Public Affairs at the Railway Association of Canada. He has extensive experience in transportation and supply chain policy, natural resource commodities and sustainability. Michael has also occupied positions as a management consultant and policy analyst with the federal government.
“It’s a pleasure to welcome Robert and Michael to the Council’s growing team of policy and communication leaders,” said Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada. “Robert and Michael’s strong and varied experience will add significant capacity to our strategic policy leadership at a critical time in our country’s future.”
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