Throughout an exceptional 30-year career in the public service, Nick Mulder served as the Economic Advisor to the Premier of New Brunswick and as the Deputy Minister of various federal departments including Transport Canada, Environment Canada, Employment and Immigration, and Supply and Services.
During his 15 years at Transport Canada, including a tenure as Deputy Minister (1994-1997), Nick was a principal architect of a broad commercialization agenda which included the privatization of CN Rail, the development of the authority model governing ports and airports and the creation of NAV Canada. He was also responsible for overseeing the policy and regulatory framework governing the transportation sector, the Canada Transportation Act, and its associated enforcement agency, the Canadian Transportation Agency. Nick has been an active proponent of building the most efficient delivery system of government services including collaborative partnerships with the private sector.
Prior to joining Global, Nick served as President of Stentor Telecom Policy Inc., the policy development, communications and government relations corporation representing the Canada-wide Stentor Telecommunications Alliance. He also served for several years as a consultant to the Government of the Republic of Indonesia pertaining to budget planning and poverty reduction strategies.
Nick has been and continues to be involved with a range of boards and foundations such as the Institute of Public Administration, the United Way of Canada, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Council for International Business, the Air Transport Security Corporation, the Canadian Transportation Research Forum and the World University Service of Canada. He was previously Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Ottawa Hospital and served on the Advisory Board to the Institute of Intergovernmental Affairs at Queen’s University. Nick also previously served as Chairman of Hickling Asia.
In recognition of his many contributions to Canada, Nick was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1997. He is also a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Nick holds a B.A and M.A in Economics as well as an Honourary Doctorate from the University of New Brunswick.