Brian Zeiler-Kligman joined Canada’s National Brewers in 2011 as their inaugural Director, Sustainability. In this role, Brian drives regulatory and policy initiatives related to industry sustainability, including container recovery and management, across multiple jurisdictions. Brian also works with related companies, The Beer Store in Ontario and Brewers Distributors Limited in Western Canada, to manage and implement logistical and operational aspects of sustainability initiatives.
Prior to Canada’s National Brewers, Brian led the policy work of the Toronto Board of Trade, the international policy work of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and worked in a number of regulatory practice areas at a large national law firm. Brian is also a part-time faculty member at York University, teaching international business, with academic publications relating to international trade, investment and social policy issues.
A member of the Ontario Bar, Brian holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa, a M.A. in International Affairs from Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and a B.A. in International Relations from UBC.