Senior Vice President
Since joining Global’s Toronto office in 2009, Rod has been at the forefront of supporting clients in both disruptive and regulated industries including the health, cannabis and technology sectors.
With more than two decades of experience providing senior-level public affairs counsel, Rod is a proven leader in managing government relations and public affairs activities during periods of transition, disruption and crisis. Rod began his career in financial services managing public affairs and government relations during Y2K and through a major Canadian financial services merger.
Rod also spent five years working at Queen’s Park as Chief of Staff to three Ministers, including the Government House Leader and Minister of Economic Development.
Rod holds a Certificate in Corporate Community Involvement from Boston College and a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in Mass Communications and Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa.