Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association

Individual Director

Genevieve Young


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Genevieve is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Public Affairs, Canada’s leading privately held public affairs firm. Genevieve has over 2 decades of experience in public affairs and represents organizations primarily in the innovative space. She is responsible for all of Global’s corporate functions, driving an aggressive growth trajectory across all existing and potential markets, practice and service lines. Genevieve holds a Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Politics; an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University; and certifications in ESG, Climate and AI from Competent Boards and MIT Sloan School of Management respectively. She is an active member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), which she joined in 2018 and has served on its executive. She is the Chair of the Auxly Cannabis Group, a CPG company traded on the TSX and Chairs their Audit Committee. She is translating her interest into high growth, high potential organizations as a Mentor and Advisory Board Member for the University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, Hatchery Program, a start-up incubator.