Laxmi Patel, CITP|FIBP — Manager of Retail Operations

Laxmidhar Patel is Manager of Retail Operations for Loblaws Companies Limited. He has been working in the retail sector for last 10 years in India, the UK, China and Canada, and says it has been a path of growth for him.


Emmanuel Choute, CITP|FIBP — Trade Commissioner

Emmanuel Choute has been working as a Trade Commissioner for the Government of Canada for 9 years. He provides business policy and international market development strategy advice to help Canadian businesses grow internationally.


Colleen Power, CITP|FIBP — Trade Strategist

Colleen Power is playing an important role in international trade development in Nova Scotia as a Trade Strategist with Nova Scotia Business Inc., Nova Scotia’s private sector-led business development agency.


Belinda Mui, CITP|FIBP — Trade Advisor

Belinda Mui works as a Trade Advisor for Small Business BC. Her work history includes successfully launching several businesses ranging from online sales to trading internationally, and she has shipped to every continent in the world with the exception of Antarctica.