Director of Policy
Paul joined BCAC as the Director of Policy in February 2022. Previously, he served as Counsellor at the Embassy of Canada to Japan, establishing Saskatchewan’s first international office, and was Principal Advisor to the Consul General of Japan in Calgary from 2014 to 2020. Earlier in his career, Paul worked as a Research Analyst for the Atlantic Council of Canada from 2012 to 2013 and, while serving at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, facilitated ceasefire talks during the 2008 war in Georgia. Passionate about agriculture policy, Paul has written for a wide range of publications and presented at the Canada Food & Drink Summit, the Pulse and Special Crops Convention, the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association’s annual conference, and other industry events. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Calgary and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Tallinn University.