Jairo Yunis

Acting Director, BC and Western Economic Policy

As CFIB’s Acting Director, BC and Western Economic Policy, Jairo helps lead the advocacy, research, and policy analysis activities in the province by complementing our members’ feedback with data-driven insights.

Jairo has previously worked for the government of Colombia on policy issues related to local economic development and competitiveness. He specializes in energy policy, with a focus on carbon pricing and energy markets, with previous work experience as an energy policy analyst for the Fraser Institute where he published several policy studies and op-eds in major Canadian newspapers.

Jairo holds a Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Colombia and a Master Degree in Public Policy from the University of Calgary.