Paul Yeung is a Global Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Centre’s Canada
Institute, and the Manager of Industry & Stakeholder Relations at OMVIC.
Previously, he has held Senior Government Relations positions at Rothmans,
Benson, & Hedges, a subsidiary of Phillip Morris International, and RBC
Bank, responsible for the nationwide approach to provincial government
relations; providing strategic, risk and issues management, policy
direction, and communications advice. Prior to joining RBC, Paul was a
Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Finance, in the province of
Paul completed his undergraduate studies in History at Wilfrid Laurier
University (1996) and obtained his M.A. in International Relations and
Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced
International Studies (2002) in Bologna, Italy, and Washington, D.C.
His international experience includes internships in Northern Ireland,
Belgium, and China. In 2004, Paul joined the External Affairs department of
the World Bank based in Washington D.C. for almost two years.
Paul was an instructor at the Humber College’s Public Relations program,
and has enjoyed lecturing at York University’s Emerging Global Leaders
Program. His previous volunteer experience includes sitting on the Board of
Directors of the Trillium Foundation, CAPE Scholarship, and Harbourfront
Centre. Paul was chosen as an Action Canada Leadership Fellow for 2011-12,
and currently serves on the Public Affairs Association of Canada, American
Chamber of Commerce (Toronto), and was appointed to the Toronto Zoo Board