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Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management

Visiting Fellow

Visiting Fellow

Bob has a uniquely broad experience in all aspects of regulatory matters, having advanced his way through Government of Canada regulatory agencies from a technician level to a senior executive.  Over his 37 years in public service he worked in laboratories, field inspection offices, district and regional specialist and managerial positions and over the last 15 years of his career in senior executive positions in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency as Vice-President and as an Assistant Secretary at the Privy Council Office and Treasury Board Secretariat in Canada.  He is recognized internationally as a regulatory systems and regulatory cooperation expert and as the driving force and chief strategist for the Canada-US regulatory cooperation effort between 2011 and 2016.  He is recognized for 20 years of leading market access negotiation for Canada with over 40 countries, and for his significant success at advancing relationships and achieving results with the USA.  He has a BScA (Food Science) from the University of Manitoba, an MBA from the University of Ottawa for which he was the recipient of the award of Academic Excellence, and is a Certified Management Consultant.  He was recently made a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. He founded Carberry Insights and Associates Inc in 2016.