Joanne Walsh, Market Access Consultant

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoanne has over 12 years’ experience facilitating successful business relationships between U.S. companies and organizations with Canadian partners.

As a former International Trade Specialist for the State of Illinois, Joanne has worked extensively with international companies to develop exporting initiatives to Canada, resulting in many receiving a Governor’s Export Award for exceptional success.

Although multiple sector assignments have crossed her desk, Joanne’s passions are in food and beverage, industrial biotechnology, medical devices, and tourism. Her areas of expertise include trade and export development, tourism, and spearheading inbound trade missions to Canada.