Honorary Consul General
US DEPT. OF STATE 2014

The Honorable Glenn Williamson
Consulate of Canada
3104 E Camelback Rd, Suite 144
Phoenix, AZ 85016


honconwilliamson@gmail.com

ABOUT CONSUL WILLIAMSON

Mr. Williamson has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial and executive level experience, primarily in the financial and operational aspects of companies.
Specializing in accessing the Canadian capital markets for global investments, Mr. Williamson is Chairman of EPCOR Water USA, the largest private water utility in Arizona, a subsidiary of EPCOR Utilities, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, with operations in Canada and the U.S.  Mr. Williamson is also CEO of Nest Ventures L.L.C. with offices in Montreal and Phoenix. Mr. Williamson is the founder and CEO of the Canada Arizona Business Council, a private sector group sanctioned by the Canadian Government and the State of Arizona to work on increasing bilateral trade and foreign direct investment between Canada and Arizona.

On February 10, 2014, Mr. Williamson was appointed Honorary Consul for Canada for Arizona. He is also a "Visiting Speaker" at Thunderbird: The American Graduate School of International Management in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a founding board member of Arizona State University's North American Center for Trans Border Studies, a member of the Deans Advisory Council in the School of Global Management Leadership at Arizona State University, and a Board Member of the International Committee of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

Mr. Williamson has also been an Honorary Commander at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, home to the 56th Fighter Wing of the U.S. Air Force, which is comprised of some 200 F-16 fighter aircraft. He is also currently a member of the Blue Blazer Squadron, a group of 56 Honorary Commanders operating under the Fighter country partnership. Additionally, he sits on the Arizona District Export Counsel Board, a position appointed by the U.S Secretary of Commerce.

Mr. Williamson has received six coveted gold and silver National Telly Awards for executive production of non-broadcast video and film productions, and is an avid skier, scuba diver and video gamer. Mr. Williamson, who was born in Montreal and is fluent in French, is a graduate of Rothsey Collegiate Military Academy in New Brunswick, Canada.

He currently resides in Phoenix with his wife and three children and is a dual citizen of both the United States and Canada.