Stuart Bergman is Chief Economist and Vice-President at Export Development Canada (EDC). Mr. Bergman joined EDC in 2003, and has held various leadership positions, including Vice-President, ESG, Deputy Chief Economist, Director of the Economic and Political Intelligence Centre, Director of Corporate Strategy and Director of the Research and Analysis Division.
Mr. Bergman is responsible for overseeing EDC’s economic analysis and forecasting, global markets intelligence and corporate research groups. In addition to advising EDC’s senior management and Board of Directors, Mr. Bergman is a featured speaker at conferences, international roundtables and policy fora, and regularly appears in television, radio and print media commenting on the world economy and Canadian international trade issues. He produces a widely circulated digital international trade commentary covering a range of global economic and business issues.
Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Bergman worked for Zurich Emerging Markets Solutions and the Foreign Policy Institute, in Washington, D.C. He completed his graduate studies in International Economics and International Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He currently resides in Ottawa, with his wife and three children.