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Gil Barrows

Senior Associate

Telephone: 613-783-3444

Email: gbarrows@globalpublic.com

Gil Barrows is a Senior Associate in Global’s Agri-food, Consumer Issues and International Trade practice groups. In his more than 30 years of experience in public affairs, he has provided policy analysis and strategic advice to clients ranging from Fortune 500 CEOs to marketers, technical experts and others who need to communicate effectively to achieve their objectives with governments and media. His experience crosses issues such as environmental policy, heavy industry regulation, children’s health, advertising, privacy policy, consumer safety and retail. He has experience in issues management for coalitions on matters of public controversy, international trade policy and negotiations, and specific product approvals.
In addition to his consulting experience, Gil has worked as a trade association executive and has participated in federal government interchange programs as a senior advisor in Global Affairs Canada and the former Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada. Gil holds a Bachelor of Journalism (Hon) from Carleton University.