CCCE Staff

Susan Scotti

Senior Vice President

Ailish Campbell

Vice President, Policy, International and Fiscal Issues

John R. Dillon

Vice President, Policy and Corporate Counsel

Ross H. Laver

Vice President, Policy and Communications

Eric Miller

Vice President, Policy, Innovation and Competitiveness

Nancy Wallace

Vice President, Corporate Services

Chantal Roy

Executive Assistant to The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C.

Joe Blomeley

Senior Associate

Brian Kingston

Senior Associate

Sarah Reid

Communications Officer

Fred Ninh

Associate

Monique Raymond-Dubé

Executive Assistant

Patti Matchem

Senior Administrative Associate

Meagan Lachance

Administrative Associate

Deirdre Bradley

Administrative Associate

Susan Scotti

Senior Vice President

613-288-3860

susan@ceocouncil.ca

Susan Scotti joined the Canadian Council of Chief Executives in March, 2011 as Senior Vice President.  In that capacity, Susan manages the strategic planning and the day to day operations of the Council.  She provides oversight for the development and execution of the Council’s policy priorities, financial and human resource planning, and membership development, as well as events planning. Prior to joining the Council, Susan was a senior executive with the Government of Canada for over 30 years.  She was Senior Assistant Deputy Minister with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada until December 2008 and has also held senior positions in the Ministries of Canadian Heritage, Communications, Indian and Northern Affairs and the Privy Council Office.  In addition, Susan has worked as an independent consultant focusing on strategic planning, governance and organizational development.

Ailish Campbell

Vice President, Policy, International and Fiscal Issues

613-288-3859

ailish@ceocouncil.ca

As Vice President, Policy, International and Fiscal Issues, Ailish Campbell leads CCCE’s analysis and engagement on trade, taxation and other economic issues.  Prior to joining the CCCE, Ailish worked at Industry Canada, where she was Director General of the Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch.  She has also worked on the implementation of the Competition Policy Review Panel chaired by L.R. (Red) Wilson, which produced legislative amendments to the Investment Canada Act and the Competition Act, and in executive positions in the Privy Council Office and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.  Ailish holds a Doctorate from Oxford.  

John R. Dillon

Vice President, Policy and Corporate Counsel

613-288-3863

john@ceocouncil.ca

In his role as Vice President, Policy and Corporate Counsel, John Dillon has primary responsibility for the Council’s policy work related to energy, the environment and sustainable development, regulatory issues and corporate and competition law. He also contributes to the Council’s work in the areas of competitiveness, corporate governance and business-Aboriginal relations. Over more than 20 years with the Council, John has developed an active network of contacts across business, government and the NGO community in the pursuit of sound public policy solutions. One of his current priorities is working with like-minded organizations across the country to advocate for a more coherent national approach to energy and resource policy. He also chairs an informal industry coalition that aims to positively influence government policy related to climate change and air quality.

Ross H. Laver

Vice President, Policy and Communications

613-288-3862

ross@ceocouncil.ca

As Vice President, Policy and Communications, Ross Laver conducts research and engages in policy development across a wide range of domestic and global issues. His primary areas of focus are innovation and competitiveness. Ross also oversees the Council’s communications strategy and media relations. Prior to joining the CCCE, he spent 23 years as a journalist with Maclean`s magazine, The Globe and Mail and The Ottawa Citizen. He has also held corporate marketing and communications roles with two Ottawa-based technology companies. He is the author of two books: Random Excess (1998); and Savage Messiah (1993).

Eric Miller

Vice President, Policy, Innovation and Competitiveness

613-288-3871

eric@ceocouncil.ca

Eric Miller joined the CCCE as Vice President, Policy, Innovation and Competitiveness in March 2013. He served most recently as Industry Canada’s representative at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. During this time he served as a member of Canada’s team that developed the 2011 Beyond the Border Action Plan. Prior to this he acted as a Washington advisor for the Canadian Government’s investments in the 2009 restructuring of the North American auto industry. Working as a consultant between 1996-2005 with the Integration and Trade Development Department of the Inter-American Development Bank, he advised governments throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on trade negotiations and trade development strategies. During this period Eric worked on free trade negotiations between the United States and Central America, Panama, Peru and Colombia.

Nancy Wallace

Vice President, Corporate Services

613-288-3858

nancy@ceocouncil.ca

Nancy Wallace, Vice President, Corporate Services, a longtime member of the Council’s headquarters staff, organizes all of the meetings of the Council and its Board of Directors, as well as special events. She is responsible for handling the Council finances, including membership fees, contracts, payroll and audit. Nancy handles membership inquiries and she also manages administrative matters  at Council headquarters.

Chantal Roy

Executive Assistant to The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C.

613-238-3735

chantal@ceocouncil.ca

Chantal Roy has worked for The Honourable John Manley since 2002. She handles the many demands on Mr. Manley’s schedule in his capacity as President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his other responsibilities as a Corporate Director. Before joining the CCCE in 2009, Chantal supported Mr. Manley in various ministerial roles and at McCarthy Tétrault. Prior to 2002 she worked in other ministerial and parliamentary offices, and in the government relations office of Imperial Oil Limited in Ottawa.

Joe Blomeley

Senior Associate

613-288-3853

joe@ceocouncil.ca

Joe Blomeley is a Senior Associate with the Canadian Council of Chief Executives where he is responsible for providing advice and analysis on a wide range of domestic economic policy issues, including labour market policy, productivity and innovation, government procurement, health care policy, executive compensation and agriculture supply management. Prior to working for the CCCE, Joe worked at Industry Canada, primarily in the department’s Strategic Policy Branch, where his principal responsibility was to review and advise on Memorandums to Cabinet, Treasury Board submissions, departmental medium term planning and budget proposals. From a policy perspective, Joe specialized in productivity and innovation, R&D policy, foreign direct investment and military procurement. Joe was also Co-President of the Strategic Policy Sector Young Professionals Network. Joe holds Masters’ and Bachelor of Arts Degrees respectively from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University and the University of Western Ontario.

Brian Kingston

Senior Associate

613-288-3855

brian@ceocouncil.ca

Brian Kingston is a Senior Associate with the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, where he is responsible for providing advice and analysis on international trade, fiscal and monetary policy issues. Prior to working for the CCCE, Brian worked at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, where he focused on international trade negotiations. Brian has comprehensive experience across the federal government as a participant in the Accelerated Economist Training Program, a leadership development program that includes placements at the Department of Finance, the Treasury Board Secretariat and the Privy Council Office. In addition to his experience in business and government, Brian has extensive experience in the non-profit sector as the Vice-President, Global Operations, Young Canadians in Finance and as board member of the Ottawa Economics Association. Brian is an Action Canada Fellow and World Economic Forum Global Shaper.  

Sarah Reid

Communications Officer

613-288-3861

sarah@ceocouncil.ca

As Communications Officer for the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE), Sarah Reid is responsible for the CCCE's media relations, websites and social media presence, and annual report. Sarah plays an active role in the drafting of all CCCE communications, including news releases, and research for speeches, op-eds, and presentations by the CEO. Before joining the CCCE, Sarah worked at Public Safety Canada in the International Affairs Division, working primarily on the department's involvement in Afghanistan. Prior to this, Sarah spent several years at Canada's embassy in Washington, D.C., working on Canada/US relations, particularly in public safety, border security issues, and congressional affairs. Sarah holds a Master's of Science in International Relations from the London School of Economics and received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.

Fred Ninh

Associate

613-288-3870

fred@ceocouncil.ca

Fred Ninh is an Associate with the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, where he is responsible for providing advice and analysis on a wide range of domestic and international economic policy issues. Fred holds a Master's degree from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University,where he was Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Paterson Review of International Affairs, Contributing Editor of the Journal of Public and International Affairs (Princeton University), and Co-President of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs Students' Association. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Wilfrid Laurier University, and also spent time overseas studying at Sciences Po's Paris School of International Affairs and the University of Amsterdam.

Monique Raymond-Dubé

Executive Assistant

613-288-3865

monique@ceocouncil.ca

Patti Matchem

Senior Administrative Associate

613-288-3856

patti@ceocouncil.ca

Meagan Lachance

Administrative Associate

613-288-3864

meagan@ceocouncil.ca

Deirdre Bradley

Administrative Associate

613-288-3869

deirdre@ceocouncil.ca