For over thirty years, Ian Todd has distinguished himself as a public affairs expert at the most senior corporate and political level in Canada. He has extensive leadership experience in public policy development, government relations, media and stakeholder relations, issues and crisis management.
Mr. Todd has served as political advisor to several Premiers across Canada, federal and provincial Cabinet Ministers, two federal Leaders of the Official Opposition and the Prime Minister of Canada.
Mr. Todd is also recognized as Canada’s top campaign tour logistics and events management expert and has been a senior member of political campaign teams for the Prime Minister of Canada, Leader of the Official Opposition, several Premiers, federal and provincial political party leaders.
Appointed by Ontario Premier Doug Ford, in January 2019 Mr. Todd assumed the role to serve as Ontario’s Representative in Washington. In this role, Ian prioritizes driving trade and growth between the highly integrated Ontario and U.S. economies. He supports U.S. companies in their global business expansion by connecting them with Ontario opportunities.
Mr. Todd is based in the Ontario office at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.