Raymond Chan

Government and Stakeholder Relations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Raymond Chan is a visionary leader with multi-faceted experience across public, private and non-for-profit sectors, he specializes in government relations and strategic communications and has a background in industry advocacy and regulation across the energy, transportation and consumer protection sectors. Raymond has an extensive track record of fostering enduring partnerships with stakeholders across all levels of government.

Raymond has worked at the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA), a delegated administrative authority in the Province of Ontario, where he is responsible for driving the relationship with the Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery and electrical-sector stakeholders. Prior to the ESA, Raymond also served at CAA Club Group where he worked on developing and promoting road safety initiatives. As the lead media spokesperson for the annual CAA Worst Roads Campaign, he was the face and voice, advocating for greater infrastructure investments across Ontario.

Raymond has also served as former advisor to a federal Member of Parliament and has held senior roles within political offices at the City of Toronto, including in the office of the Deputy Mayor and Council Speaker. Raymond has worked collaboratively with elected officials across all party lines, he knows and understands our three levels of government and how best to navigate them.

Outside of politics, Raymond has coached senior executives from the private and not-for-profit sectors in strategic communications, corporate planning, effective lobbying and public policy development. He's worked to build relationships by engaging external audiences and leveraging internal teams, all while delivering measurable results that have shaped policy, legislation and regulation.

In addition to his professional work, Raymond has been a guest speaker at many industry conferences and has lectured at the college level. As a passionate youth advocate, mentor and supporter of life-long learning, he has volunteered his time with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto and is the former Vice-Chair on the board of directors for a municipal library corporation.

Raymond holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto and a post graduate diploma in Corporate Communications from Humber College.

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  • Work
    • Electrical Safety Authority
  • Education
    • Humber College
    • University of Toronto
    • University of Hong Kong