Alex is co-founder of Leaf, Canada’s largest cannabis industry meetups and Leaf Forward, Canada’s first cannabis business accelerator program. He’s passionate about helping budding cannabis entrepreneurs by providing them with mentorship, networking, and learning opportunities from successful leaders who have taken ideas and turned them into reality.
Prior to Leaf, Alex co-founded a boutique public affairs firm where he advised organizations within regulated industries on government relations, advocacy and communications strategies.
Alex’s background spans politics, media and diplomacy. He has held key roles on political campaigns, produced a nationally televised primetime news program and served at Canada’s embassy to the United States where he briefed the Ambassador and senior Embassy officials on political and media events relevant to Canada-U.S. relations.