Trevor Kennedy

Vice President, Indo-Pacific – Business Council of Canada

Trevor leads the Council’s work on Canadian business trade and investment ties with countries in the Indo-Pacific. He advises and executes on trade policy initiatives and liaises with Canadian policymakers, foreign officials and international business networks representing key partners.

Prior to joining the Council in 2016, Trevor was a Trade Policy Officer at Global Affairs Canada. He also worked with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada as a Junior Research Fellow focused on trade policy.  He has lived and worked in Japan with the Japan Exchange (JET) Programme and speaks Japanese.   

Trevor is a fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and is a member of the Canada-Korea Forum Steering Committee. He holds a Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Policy Studies from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from St. Thomas University, New Brunswick.