Nikole Read Appointed Chairperson of International Trade Council in Canada

The International Trade Council - a peak-body, non-profit, international chamber of commerce. Dedicating to assisting businesses overcome technical barriers to trade, expand into new markets and connect with other businessesMarch 13, 2017 (Vancouver, Canada) – The International Trade Council announces the appointment of Ms Nikole Read as the organisation’s Chairperson in Canada.

Nikole Read is the founder and CEO of IAB GROUP of Companies  ( Immigration Advice Bureau (IAB) and IAB Global Ventures Corp) where she leads a team of professionals and oversees the management and operations with strong ethical principles. Nikole draws on her previous business and legal experience in England and Canada. She has brought her unique combination of communication skills, legal and business acumen to clients facing a wide array of immigration & business issues and challenges. She advises public and private sector clients on a wealth of international trade issues, immigration within the realms of applicable laws. Her clients include quasi-government/state-related entities, multinational companies and small and medium-sized businesses. Nikole and her team serve diverse industries with the objective of promoting international trade whilst helping clients manage risks and remove barriers to trade and investments as they enter markets.

Ms Read received her LLB (Hons) Law in England, UK and studied International Labour Migration, Politics and Ethics at the University of Oxford, UK. She is a proud member of organizations such as Amnesty International, Oxford Entrepreneurs and the Institute of Corporate Directors, Canada. Locally, she is involved with local Community Services and sits on various boards as a board director.

The first Canadian event to be held under the leadership of Ms Read is scheduled for early May 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Organisations interested in sponsoring this event please email

About the International Trade Council

The International Trade Council (ITC) is a not-for-profit association representing in excess of 29,100 companies, chambers of commerce, business associations, standards agencies and government trade agencies – all working together with the goal of enhancing their shared knowledge, forging new relationships, improving operational performance and creating an enhanced level of visibility of the role of international trade and how it impacts the local, regional and national economies of member countries. Together with its constituent chambers of commerce / trade associations, the Council connects to more than 2 million corporations every year.

For further information, contact:

Nikole Read
Suite 300, 1090 Homer Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2W9 Canada
Phone: +1 778 807 9713

Adrian Bibit
Rond-Point Shuman 11
1040 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 588 5803