Nadia Theodore


Nadia Theodore
Senior Fellow

Room: FSS 6055
Bureau: 613-562-5800 ext. 4852


Nadia Theodore is currently Senior Vice President, Global Government and Industry Relations with Maple Leaf Foods. In this role, she leads Maple Leaf Foods’ 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. She has held senior leadership roles on several international trade negotiations and directly prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, served as Canada’s Consul General to the Southeast USA, based in Atlanta. Nadia is a proud contributor to organizations committed to empowering people and culture. Notably, she has served as a Global Advisor with G(irls)20 and sat on the Carter Center Advisory Board. Nadia 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.



  • International trade
  • Foreign policy
  • Canada-US relations
  • Business-government relations


*ON LEAVE FOR 2022-2023*

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