Speaker Profiles

Karl Baldauf

Karl Baldauf

Vice President, Policy & Government Relations

Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Karl Baldauf joined the Ontario Chamber of Commerce as Vice-President of Policy & Government Relations in May 2015. During that time, the organization has experienced an impressive period of transformation and is positioned as the province’s most credible and visible voice of business.

Determined and passionate, Karl has worked for two provincial cabinet ministers, Ontario’s leader of the opposition, and with Canada’s largest communications consultancy.

Karl has traveled to every corner of the province, working with the Chamber Network to achieve policy solutions that support the growth of Ontario’s economy and communities.

Under his leadership, the OCC launched the Ontario Economic Report, Queen’s Park Advocacy Day, and new programs in partnership with the Government of Ontario including Know Your Power.

Karl is the recipient of national and international scholarships. He holds a Masters of Political Communications from the University of London and conducted undergraduate studies in Political Science and Semiotic Communications at the University of Toronto. Karl has also studied and worked in Amsterdam and Seoul.

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