The Honest Talk

Ailish Campbell

Episode Summary

Ask anyone who does anything in International trade to name one of the world’s most respected and influential trade officials, and Dr. Ailish Campbell will be at the top of every list. As Canada’s Chief Trade Commissioner and Assistant Deputy Minister of Global Affairs, Ailish helps Canadian companies achieve success abroad, and has served in numerous high-pressure roles – setting policy, leading teams and mentoring colleagues. In this interview, Ailish goes beyond her remarkable career, revealing to Jen and Catherine her struggles with infertility, her commitment to diversity and equality, and how she preserves her energy for the things that really matter: the people she loves.