Roderick Cumming  | Communications Planning  |  Change Management  |  Stakeholder Engagement  |  Events  

I am a senior communications leader, and certified change management practitioner, with 20 years experience working alongside business leaders on high-profile transformational

initiatives, diverse international projects and within corporate environments.

I have experience across all communications areas including change management, stakeholder engagement, internal communications & employee engagement, media relations and issues management, merger & acquisition communications, consumer PR, as well as event production and VIP protocol management. 


Prior to moving in to freelance communications consulting, I was Vice-President of Outreach and Engagement at the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan and before that I held senior communications and public affairs roles at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games working with external stakeholders, and on a range of files from communications planning, protocol planning and dignitary hosting.

From 1998 to 2013 I was a senior member of CIBC's Communications and Public Affairs team. At CIBC I worked across all business units and supported executives and significant business projects in Canada, the US and the Caribbean.