Susanne Vaas has over 20 years of experience in government and corporate affairs and international relations. In her current role since 2021, Susanne articulates Davie’s business objectives through federal government stakeholder engagement. She also supports Davie’s vision to become an exporter. Prior to joining Davie, Susanne worked at the Canadian Media Producers Association as Vice‐President, Corporate and International Affairs, and at the Department of Canadian Heritage as a Manager of Business and Legal Affairs. She began her career in private practice at a boutique law firm in Ottawa. Susanne holds Bachelor degrees in Common and Civil Law, and was admitted to the Law Society of Ontario in 1994.