As a former provincial deputy minister and seasoned consultant, Ron has worked nationally and internationally in the United Kingdom, in the United States and Europe. As Deputy Minister of Labour, Ron was asked by the Federal Government to lead the Canadian Delegation in the negotiation of an International Convention on Human Resource Development to the International Labour Organization at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ron has extensive experience in policy matters and projects related to a wide range of subjects in both social and economic development and in entrepreneurship. Ron has managed large and complex organizations and has broad knowledge of legislative development, regulatory management and governance.

Over a diverse career, Ron has worked extensively with, and on behalf of, Indigenous people and organizations in Atlantic Canada. An important focus of Ron’s work is on enhancing Indigenous entrepreneurship and partnership development.