Export Action Global


Adam Taylor
President and Co-founder

Adam is a seasoned public affairs professional and a recognized expert in international trade. He has been a senior trade and economic advisor to a Canadian prime minister and several high-profile cabinet ministers, and business leaders around the world. Adam connects businesses and organizations with trade- and investment-related opportunities in Canada, throughout North America and in markets around the world.

Prior to co-founding Export Action Global, Adam was Managing Director of the International Trade Practice at one of Canada’s leading national consulting firms where he advised clients on trade and public policy issues across leading sectors of the global economy including agriculture and agri-food, beverage alcohol, pharmaceuticals and more.

As a senior advisor to former Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast, Adam helped guide strategic planning for the historic Canada-European Union comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA) and Canada’s official entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. He led a team that helped consult, develop and launch the Global Markets Action Plan, Canada’s landmark international trade strategy that focused on advancing core Canadian capabilities in global markets with a particular emphasis on supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). These initiatives required extensive consultation with the private sector across Canada.

In the Prime Minister’s Office, Adam advised on various economic, trade and foreign policy files, including several programs under Canada’s Economic Action Plan and the 2010 Canadian G-8 and G-20 summits.

A frequent media commentator on international trade and economic issues, Adam has been published and broadcast in the Toronto Star, CTV, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, CBC, The Wall Street Journal, Inside U.S. Trade, the BBC and more.


We are a public affairs and management consulting firm specializing in market-entry, assessing political risk and creating movements to ensure optimal policy outcomes. Explore new markets, mitigate risk, and make community-centric decisions allowing year-over-year growth.