Speaker Profiles

Ray Pennings

Ray Pennings



Ray Pennings co-founded Cardus in 2000 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, working out of the Ottawa office. Ray has a vast amount of experience in Canadian industrial relations and has been involved in public policy discussions and as a political advocate at all levels of government. Ray is a respected voice in Canadian politics, contributing as a commentator, pundit and critic in many of Canada’s leading news outlets and as an advisor and strategist on political campaign teams. He is also deeply committed to volunteering and has served on charitable, and non-profits boards in the education, health, and arts sectors.

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