Executive Vice-President, Advocacy
Corinne Pohlmann is Executive Vice-President, Advocacy for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Based in Ottawa, she is responsible for CFIB’s advocacy and research strategy. She currently oversees CFIB’s legislative teams across Canada, as well as CFIB’s research and economics functions.
Prior to joining CFIB, Corinne worked in Ottawa with a national travel trade organization and as a college instructor. In 1998 she joined the CFIB, working in research on a variety of public policy and economic issues. In 2000, she became CFIB’s Director of Provincial Affairs for Alberta/NWT, and in 2006 moved to Ottawa where she had a few different roles, most recently as CFIB’s Senior Vice-President of National Affairs and Partnerships. In 2023, Corinne was appointed to her current role.
She holds both a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Geography from McGill University in Montreal, where she was born and raised.