Senior Vice President, Global Government and Industry Relations, Maple Leaf Foods
Nadia Theodore is Senior Vice President, Global Government and Industry Relations with Maple Leaf Foods. In this role, Nadia leads global government relations and public policy functions, collaborating across the organization in developing and implementing the company’s government and industry relations strategy.
Prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, Nadia spent over 20 years in the Canadian federal public service where she built a reputation for forging strong partnerships with government and business leaders, managing complex, priority trade files and leading multi-disciplinary teams. She has held senior leadership roles on several international trade negotiations.
Directly prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, Ms. Theodore served as Canada’s Consul General to the Southeast USA, based in Atlanta with accreditation to Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. She has also served as Counsellor at the World Trade Organization.
Ms. Theodore is a proud contributor to organizations committed to empowering people and driving culture. She serves as a Global Advisor with G(irls)20, on the Board of Directors of the Public Policy Forum and on the Carter Center Advisory Board.
Ms. Theodore holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Master of Arts in Political Science, both from Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Laws from University of London.