Bruce Randall, Executive Director

bruceBruce Randall is the founding Executive Director (2010) of the Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC). He is the former General Counsel, Vice President Law & Corporate Secretary of The Forzani Group Ltd. (1998-2004).

He is also a sessional lecturer at Mount Royal University and Red Deer College on Law for the Non-Profit Sector and Non-Profit Governance.

Through his work at CRIEC, Bruce leads a team in effectively and efficiently connecting Internationally Trained Professionals (ITPs) with meaningful employment. He has developed and help implement a range of supports for ITPs that includes mentoring, career path planning and transferrable skills workshops.

He is a graduate of McGill Law (BCL and LLB 1985) and practiced law in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal; currently serves on the Board of Directors and is Chair of Miskanawah Community Services Association  (guided by Indigenous teachings to provide evidence-based supportive services to families in the Calgary area); and is involved with numerous community, volunteer and sector organizations and advisory committees, working with newcomer and Indigenous community members.

Bruce speaks often of his roots in northern New Brunswick. A dedicated and life-long helper, Bruce mentors many new ITPs to Canada as well post-secondary students and emerging professionals looking to embark on their first career path journey!