Alex Greco

Alex Greco is the Public Affairs Manager with GS1 Canada, the world’s leading supply chain standards organization. Alex brings with him valuable government and communication experience built on the responsibility of driving strategy and execution of all public affairs components for key organizational initiatives.

Currently, at GS1 Canada, Alex has worked in multiple industries in government relations and public policy ranging from international trade, agriculture, healthcare, transportation, pharmacy, energy, and foodservice. He has planned and executed various media monitoring, regulatory affairs, government/stakeholder relations, advocacy and public relations strategies. Alex sits on a number of internal and external domestic and international committees on behalf of the organization to advance Canadian public policy objectives.

Prior to joining GS1 Canada, Alex was an Executive Assistant to Councillor Vincent Crisanti, the Current Deputy Mayor of Etobicoke where he obtained significant media and public relations experience. As well as experience as the Ontario Policy Analyst of the Official Opposition he acquired valuable research, communications, policy and political outreach skills. In the spring of 2012, Alex worked as a Policy Intern for Toronto Election Services where he prepared a report that analyzed online voting in the City of Toronto and how it could be implemented in future elections.

At present, he is the President of the GS1 Canada Toastmaster’s Club, the Vice-President of the York Mills Gardens Community Association and a director on the St. Michael’s College Alumni Association. Alex has volunteered on various political campaigns where he has been an advisor to candidates, organized political fundraisers and performed public policy research. Alex has also contributed to various other organizations, including the University of Toronto Alumni Association and the North York Harvest Food Bank.

Alex earned both his Honours Bachelor of Arts (H.B.A) in political science and criminology and Masters of Arts (M.A.) in political science from the University of Toronto. 
He can be contacted at alex.greco@gs1ca.org.