Craig Rowsell

Craig Rowsell | VP, National Group Leader [PROCUREMENT]

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Craig leads H+K’s national procurement and trade practice, bringing clients insight, leadership and strategic counsel on major defence procurement, industry and regional development programs and policy issues. Read More

Craig leads H+K’s national procurement and trade practice, bringing clients insight, leadership and strategic counsel on major defence procurement, industry and regional development programs and policy issues.

Craig has more than 30 years of experience in the domain of public sector major capital acquisition and industrial policy. As lead executive of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities (ACOA) responsible for the defence and aerospace sector, Craig saw the region’s industry grow from a handful of firms to the dynamic industry of today boasting some 10,000 jobs, 200 companies and exceeding $1 billion in annual revenues.

Craig brings a diversity of experience and insights on public policy. As director general of ACOA Ottawa Craig lead the department’s engagement with Central Agencies on strategic policy files and brought a regional voice to national questions. In the same role he also organized and led defence and aerospace industry trade missions to Chile, France, Abu Dhabi and the UK.