Trevor Neiman

Director of Policy and Legal Counsel, Business Council of Canada

Century Initiative
Expert Panel Member


Trevor leads the Business Council of Canada’s policy work on talent, the digital economy, and economic security.

Prior to joining the Council, Trevor worked as a regulatory lawyer at an international law firm.  He advised clients on federal and provincial regulatory matters in relation to telecommunications, broadcasting, privacy, cybersecurity and consumer protection. While completing his law degree, Trevor served as a legal advisor to a Canadian senator and to a bi-national regulatory agency. Before becoming a lawyer, Trevor worked in public policy in the Ontario Public Service, and as an advisor for the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

Trevor is a licensed lawyer and certified privacy professional. He holds several degrees and certificates, including a Bachelor of Arts (honours) in Political Studies and a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University; a Graduate Certificate in Economics and Public Policy from Fudan University in Shanghai, China; and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.

Trevor currently serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and as an advisor to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange.