Ken Whiting, Executive Vice-President at Summa Strategies Canada Inc., brings extensive experience in public affairs consulting, strategic communications, government policy development, and international trade.
At Summa, and previously with a leading international government relations firm, Mr. Whiting has managed complex public affairs programs and has provided strategic advice to major business and environmental associations, transnational corporations, and Canadian businesses. He offers clients many years of consulting experience and expertise in a wide range of sectors, including: forestry, fisheries and mining; environment and energy; foreign relations and international trade; privatization and public-private partnerships; transportation; and infrastructure renewal.
Mr. Whiting has an extensive background in international trade, economic relations, and investment promotion – having served in Canada’s Foreign Service for sixteen years with postings in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Caribbean. He held senior positions in Canada in the departments of External Affairs, Industry, Trade and Commerce, and Regional Industrial Expansion, managing trade, investment/technology promotion, and economic development programs.
A lawyer by training, Mr. Whiting holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from Carleton.
Phone: 613.235.1400 ext 225