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Omar Allam

Omar Allam is a former Canadian diplomat with World Bank and UN experience, and is currently serving as the CEO and founder of the Allam Advisory Group, a global trade advisory and commercial diplomacy consulting firm.

Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | November 11, 2020
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-president-elect Kamala Harris' first months on the job will likely be defined by two key challenges in the first 100 days: the coronavirus and China, with Canada entering the fray. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | November 11, 2020
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | November 11, 2020
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-president-elect Kamala Harris' first months on the job will likely be defined by two key challenges in the first 100 days: the coronavirus and China, with Canada entering the fray. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | May 11, 2020
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains is helping oversee Ottawa's efforts to procure medical supplies for COVID-19. To ensure sustainability, manufacturing of personal protective equipment requires a long-term game plan with significant capital investments. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | May 11, 2020
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | May 11, 2020
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains is helping oversee Ottawa's efforts to procure medical supplies for COVID-19. To ensure sustainability, manufacturing of personal protective equipment requires a long-term game plan with significant capital investments. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | October 18, 2019
Regardless of whether Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, or Green Party Leader Elizabeth May wins, government and industry need to work together to design a new international trade strategy, for a world where America is losing its global influence, and we are constantly facing daily threats to Canadian interests and core values, writes Omar Allam, a former Canadian diplomat. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | October 18, 2019
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | October 18, 2019
Regardless of whether Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, or Green Party Leader Elizabeth May wins, government and industry need to work together to design a new international trade strategy, for a world where America is losing its global influence, and we are constantly facing daily threats to Canadian interests and core values, writes Omar Allam, a former Canadian diplomat. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | February 28, 2018
'Do not buy any more from Canada. Or from the United States, because there is always a condition attached,' Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, told journalists of his orders to his country’s military recently. He's pictured last year. Photograph courtesy of Cesar Parroco/Ceslou
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | February 28, 2018
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | February 28, 2018
'Do not buy any more from Canada. Or from the United States, because there is always a condition attached,' Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, told journalists of his orders to his country’s military recently. He's pictured last year. Photograph courtesy of Cesar Parroco/Ceslou
Opinion | BY MELISSA GORDON, OMAR ALLAM | August 16, 2017
The port of Vancouver. Technology is no longer a nice-to-have bonus in the operation of global business, argue Omar Allam and Melissa Gordon. It’s essential. Photograph courtesy of Bobanny
Opinion | BY MELISSA GORDON, OMAR ALLAM | August 16, 2017
Opinion | BY MELISSA GORDON, OMAR ALLAM | August 16, 2017
The port of Vancouver. Technology is no longer a nice-to-have bonus in the operation of global business, argue Omar Allam and Melissa Gordon. It’s essential. Photograph courtesy of Bobanny
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | May 3, 2017
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr speaks during Bloomberg’s Future of Energy Summit in New York City on April 4, 2016. He spoke again at this year's summit. Photograph courtesy of Natural Resources Canada
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | May 3, 2017
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | May 3, 2017
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr speaks during Bloomberg’s Future of Energy Summit in New York City on April 4, 2016. He spoke again at this year's summit. Photograph courtesy of Natural Resources Canada
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | November 9, 2016
Saudi Ambassador Naif Bin Bandir Alsudairy, left, and Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion, seen here following a dinner hosted by the Saudi Embassy in March, have been the point men for the sometimes contentious relations between the two countries. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | November 9, 2016
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | November 9, 2016
Saudi Ambassador Naif Bin Bandir Alsudairy, left, and Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion, seen here following a dinner hosted by the Saudi Embassy in March, have been the point men for the sometimes contentious relations between the two countries. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | October 24, 2016
Chrystia Freeland Trade Minister, Canada's chief trade negotiator Steve Verheul, and European Parliament President Martin Schulz discussing the Canada-EU trade agreement in Brussels back in April 2016. Photograph courtesy of the EU Parliament
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | October 24, 2016
Opinion | BY OMAR ALLAM | October 24, 2016
Chrystia Freeland Trade Minister, Canada's chief trade negotiator Steve Verheul, and European Parliament President Martin Schulz discussing the Canada-EU trade agreement in Brussels back in April 2016. Photograph courtesy of the EU Parliament