Michael McAdoo

Michael McAdooMichael McAdoo is a Montreal-based Partner at Boston Consulting Group, and he co-leads the firm’s world-wide Trade and Investment Practice.

For more than 25 years, Michael has worked at the nexus of corporate strategy, public policy, and international geopolitics. He began his career as a staffer in the Parliament of Canada, where he rose to become executive assistant to the prime minister. In this role, he participated in trade and diplomatic missions to 22 countries. Later, as a C-suite executive at Bombardier, he was responsible for strategy, international trade, and international business development.  More recently, as a top executive at the Business Development Bank of Canada, he led the development of an Advisory Services program to accelerate the development of "High Impact Firms" -- mid-size companies with significant growth potential. Michael has successfully resolved trade disputes and/or market access barriers in the US, the EU, Russia, China, and Brazil. He has lived and worked in all three NAFTA countries, including running a Mexican manufacturing site with 225 unionized employees.

Course offered:

Policy Case Study: Seeking to convince Russia to eliminate a Non-Tariff Barrier: Stakeholder Management by a Multinational Corp


MIA, International Affairs, Columbia University

MSc, Journalism, Columbia University

BA, Political Studies, Queen's University


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