Adam Daifallah

Adam Daifallah is a Senior Managing Director of Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, with responsibility for Teneo's Montreal office. Adam is a skilled communicator who interacts with key decision-makers in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City and Washington, D.C.

Adam was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of HATLEY Strategy Advisors, a Montreal-based public affairs firm. HATLEY was acquired by Teneo in 2020.

Previous to HATLEY, Adam practiced law at the Montreal office of Norton Rose Fulbright (then Ogilvy Renault), sat on the editorial board of the National Post in Toronto and was Washington, D.C. correspondent of The New York Sun. He is co-author of two books on Canadian politics.

In the voluntary sector, Adam is a director of and the Schmeelk Canada Foundation and a member of the Management Committee of the Mount Royal Club. He is a fellow of the Montreal Economic Institute and of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

A passionate golfer, he serves as a director of Golf Canada and chairs its Investment Committee. He is also a member of SCOREGolf magazine’s Top 100 courses in Canada ranking panel.

He is a law graduate of Université Laval, has a BA (honours) in history and political studies from Queen’s University and was a Sauvé Scholar at McGill University. He is a member of the Quebec Bar.

Course taught 2019/20

Complexity Seminar: The Rhetoric and Communication of Public Policy


LLB, Université Laval (Law) 

BA, Queen's University (Honours, History & Political Studies)


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