President, Canadian Airports Council
Field of Expertise:
Government affairs, public policy, communications
Daniel-Robert Gooch serves as President of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC). He previously served as the CAC’s director of communications and policy.
As CAC President, Daniel oversees operations of ACI-NA’s Canadian division, leads Canadian government affairs and communications, and coordinates policy and regulatory efforts to effectively advance the airport industry within Canada. He serves as the committee secretary to the CAC Large Airport Caucus.
Daniel has more than 16 years’ experience in marketing, public relations, and publishing, particularly in the aviation and technology sectors. Prior to joining the CAC, he was publisher and editor of Commercial Aviation Today, a Montréal-based daily electronic news publication for airline industry executives around the world. He also worked in marketing and media relations for U.S. and Canadian clients in the financial, healthcare and business-to-business technology sectors at firms in Atlanta.
Daniel is a graduate of Concordia University, with a degree in political science and history.