Bob Masterson

Bob Masterson

President and CEO, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada

Bob Masterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). He is the chief spokesperson and leading advocate for Canada’s chemistry and plastics industry, the country’s third largest manufacturing sector.

In this role, Bob is focussed on three priorities: Improving Canada’s investment and regulatory environment to have the chemistry and plastics sector recognized as a leader in (or driver of) the emerging circular and net carbon zero economy; ensuring the activities of the industry are aligned with societal expectations through Responsible Care®, the made in Canada and now global ESG initiative for the industry; and building a diverse, trusted and healthy workplace. while sustaining CIAC as a Great Place to Work Canada® Certified™

To go along with his decades of experience working at the intersection of industry and public policy issues, Bob holds an engineering degree from Queen’s University, and Masters Public Administration from Carleton University and is a Chartered Director through the McMaster DeGroote School of Business.