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Randy Pettipas

Chief Executive Officer


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Randy Pettipas is the CEO of Global Public Affairs. With decades of experience, he is a trusted advisor to many of Canada’s business leaders. Randy provides expert leadership and guides the overall growth strategy for Global Public Affairs. Since 1997, Global’s reach has extended beyond Ottawa to offices in federal, provincial, and municipal jurisdictions, providing team-based service offerings to clients across Canada and internationally.

Before Global, Randy held senior positions in the federal government, serving as a Minister’s Chief of Staff and a senior advisor on issues in Western Canada, both in the Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition and the Prime Minister’s Office. Randy currently serves on the advisory board of the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.

Randy calls Calgary home and is an active community volunteer. He serves on the boards of Arts Commons and the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). Randy is also the past board chair of Hospice Calgary and a past board member at the Calgary Zoo.