Brian Kingston

President and CEO, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association

Brian Kingston is President and CEO of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association (CVMA). The CVMA represents Canada’s leading manufacturers of light and heavy duty motor vehicles. Its membership includes Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, General Motors of Canada Company Stellantis (FCA Canada Inc).

Prior to joining the CVMA, Kingston was Vice President of Policy, Fiscal and International, at the Business Council of Canada where he led the Council’s economic policy priorities and global engagement. From 2009 to 2010 he served in the federal government with positions at the Department of Finance, Global Affairs Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, the Treasury Board Secretariat, and the Privy Council Office.

Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Carleton University, a master’s degree in international affairs from the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs and an MBA from Ivey Business School.