Robert Knox

Robert Knox is the principal of R.H. Knox & Associates. He provides advice on domestic trade to private sector clients and commentary on internal trade issues and the Agreement on Internal Trade. From 1986 he was the senior official responsible for internal trade policy in Industry Canada, particularly eliminating barriers to interprovincial trade. He was the federal co-chair of the federal/provincial committee of officials responsible for resolving interprovincial trade issues from 1986 to 1992. In 1993 he was appointed Executive Director of the Internal Trade Secretariat and managed the negotiation of the Agreement on Internal Trade that came into force in July 1995. He retired from the federal public service in 1996.