Live Session

Trevin Stratton, Ph.D.

Economic Advisory Leader and Partner, Deloitte Canada
Live Session

Trevin Stratton, Ph.D.

Economic Advisory Leader and Partner, Deloitte Canada

Dr. Trevin Stratton is Economic Advisory Leader and Partner at Deloitte Canada, where he applies economic thinking to identify the trends that are reshaping industry and to help private and public sector leaders tackle some of today’s most complex and challenging policy and business issues. Prior to joining Deloitte, he was the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Policy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the largest and most influential business association in Canada representing a network of over 200,000 companies. Trevin was also previously named as Ottawa’s Forty Under 40 for founding and leading BDO Canada’s national economic development consulting line.

He studied at Carleton University in Canada, as well as at the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland. Trevin has held appointments as an International Scholar at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, as an E.C. Harwood Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, and as a lecturer in economics, politics and international studies at the American University in Dubai. He also holds a Certificate in Economic Development from the University of Waterloo.

Trevin currently sits on the Board of Governors at Ontario Tech University and the Leadership Council at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. He is a frequent media contributor on economic issues and has appeared on programs such as Power & Politics, BNN Bloomberg, CTV National News and Global News, as well as provided commentary for the Globe and Mail, Financial Post, Washington Post, Toronto Star, Politico, Macleans and The Hill Times.

Live Session

Celina Caesar-Chavannes

Entrepreneur, Former Elected Official and Author
Live Session

Celina Caesar-Chavannes

Entrepreneur, Former Elected Official and Author

Celina Caesar-Chavannes is a business consultant, coach and international speaker. She currently serves as the Sr. Advisor, EDI Initiatives and Adjunct Lecturer at Queen’s University. Her memoir, “Can You Hear Me Now?” was published by Penguin Random House Canada in 2021. She was the former Member of Parliament for Whitby, Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Parliamentary Secretary for International Development. During her term as a Member of Parliament, Celina was awarded several distinctions including a feature in the April 2018 edition of O (Oprah Winfrey) Magazine entitled, “What would you stand up for and named Chatelaine Magazine’s Woman of the Year (2019).

She has a Bachelor of Science, an MBA in Healthcare Management and an Executive MBA from the Rotman School of Management.

On-Demand Session

Kieran Hanley

Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA)
On-Demand Session

Kieran Hanley

Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA)

Kieran Hanley is the Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA). Kieran has worked within the clean technology and environmental services sector for over eight years - making him one of the province’s subject matter experts on clean growth and the economic development associated with it. Kieran has an MBA (Community Economic Development) from Cape Breton University, a Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) with Dalhousie University, and a Certificate in Economic Development from the University of Waterloo. He is the Vice-Chair of the Economic Development Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (EDANL).

Live Session

Chad Richards

Director, Clean Energy Frontier Program, Nuclear Innovation Institute
Live Session

Chad Richards

Director, Clean Energy Frontier Program, Nuclear Innovation Institute

A native of Chesley, Ontario, Chad has been a long-time advocate for Bruce, Grey and Huron. With nearly eight years of experience on Parliament Hill with the Member of Parliament for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, combined with time at Queen’s Park with the Associate Minister of Energy and MPP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, Chad has built his career around advocating for local communities.