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The Power of Two

"Avrim Lazar is a dynamic leader whose progressive ideas and pragmatic approach helped transform one of Canada's most important industries."

Bruce Anderson,
Strategist & Political Commentator

Avrim Lazar - Experience

What is my background?

  1. Ten very successful years as President & CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada.
  2. Twenty five years of policy creativity in senior positions in the government of Canada. Responsible for national policy in areas as diverse as climate change, biodiversity, child poverty, employment insurance and labor force training.
  3. Past Chair of:
    • the Advisory Committee on Paper and Wood Products to the United Nations;
    • the National Business Association Roundtable;
    • The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations;
    • Committee of the Whole of the Second UN Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
  4. High school teacher in Vancouver and Zambia and have given many courses in the graduate studies programs at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.
  5. PhD, University of Ottawa 1976.