Nadia Theodore

Senior Vice President, Global Government and Industry Relations, Maple Leaf Foods

Ms. Theodore is Senior Vice President, Global Government and Industry Relations with  Maple Leaf Foods. In this role, Ms. Theodore 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 where she built a reputation for forging strong partnerships with  government and business leaders, managing complex, priority trade files and leading  multi-disciplinary teams. 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.  

Ms. Theodore is a proud contributor to organizations committed to empowering people  and culture. She has served as a Carleton University Alumni Mentor, as a Global Advisor  with G(irls)20 and on the Carter Center Advisory Board.  

Ms. Theodore 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.