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Phillip Haid

Board Chair

Phillip Haid is Chair of the Board of Directors of Food Allergy Canada. Phillip is Co-founder and CEO of Public Inc., a social purpose business that creates fundraising, advocacy and volunteer engagement campaigns for social causes. Phillip has two sons with food allergies (peanuts, nuts and fish).

Bob Ellis


Bob Ellis is a director and Treasurer of Food Allergy Canada. Bob is currently a Senior Advisor with Deloitte Corporate Finance, where he advises private and public companies on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising initiatives. Prior to joining Deloitte, he held senior positions with Davis + Henderson, Scotiabank and Morgan Stanley. Bob has an MBA from The University of Western Ontario and is a registered CPA. Bob lives in Toronto with his wife and two children, a son who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts and sesame, and a daughter who is allergic to eggs.

Kevin Powers


Kevin Powers is a director of Food Allergy Canada. He is the managing partner of Campbell Strategies’ real estate and infrastructure lobbying practice. He has spent almost two decades working with all levels of government on both sides of the border. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters.