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Managing Director, The Canada Plastics Pacthttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/George RoterManaging Director, The Canada Plastics Pact<div class="ExternalClass4CFEB66EFE3D438594BB5DDA4BB98267"><p>​George is the Managing Director of the Canada Plastic Pact which boasts over 70 members and signatories from businesses, governments, associations and non-profit organizations. He brings his leadership, organizational design and social change skills to establishing and growing this newly formed initiative in Canada.</p><p>He began his career co-founding and serving as CEO of Engineers Without Borders Canada, a leading innovation, advocacy and skills development NGO. Under his leadership for 14 years, EWB Canada grew into an organization of thousands of young leaders and engineers in Canada and across Africa. He then took on the challenge of advancing open internet technologies globally as Director of Open Innovation Programs at Mozilla. George is an Ashoka Fellow (2011), was awarded the Young Leaders Award by the Public Policy Forum (2007), named as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 (2005), and was awarded an Action Canada Fellowship (2004) on public policy. He is humbled to have received the Meritorious Service Cross (Civil) in addition to four honorary Doctorate degrees (University of Waterloo, McMaster University, University of Calgary and Queen’s University) along with a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo.</p><p>George is the Managing Director of the Canada Plastic Pact which boasts over 70 members and signatories from businesses, governments, associations and non-profit organizations. He brings his leadership, organizational design and social change skills to establishing and growing this newly formed initiative in Canada.</p><p><em>Leadership across Canada | 11:20 am PST</em></p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakersPhoto2021/GeorgeRoter.jpg, George RoterGP0|#0f328c37-219d-4e06-b826-d1271a1319ec;L0|#00f328c37-219d-4e06-b826-d1271a1319ec|George Roter;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#3499e05c-49cf-47f1-9ac7-e17073eabf4cGeorgeRoter