President, Impact Public Affairs
Huw Williams is the president of Impact Public Affairs and specializes in government and media relations. With extensive experience in the print and broadcast media, he has appeared frequently as a corporate spokesperson on CBC and CTV national news. Huw’s government experience is diverse, having served as acting chief of staff to the deputy prime minister of Canada; as a senior special assistant to the minister of constitutional affairs; and as a legislative assistant to the speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly.
In 2010, Williams was named worldwide Public Affairs Professional of the Year finalist by PRNews Magazine. Williams’ other accolades include the CSAE Griner Award for outstanding “Business Excellence”, one of The Hill Times’ Top 100 lobbyists in Canada, and the Ottawa Business Journal’s “Top Forty under 40 Award” for professional success and community involvement.
14:15 — U.S. and Canada relations – what does this mean for construction?
U.S. and Canada have shared in North America’s prosperity and benefited from free trade for several decades. Hear more about what this evolving relationship means in terms of opportunities and risks for the Canadian construction industry.