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Dr. Malcolm Cairns
Canadian Pacific Railway

Educated in England and Canada, Malcolm earned a PhD at the University of Toronto in mathematical statistics in 1975. He worked for nearly twenty years with the federal government in a variety of positions and departments, including Statistics Canada, the Canadian Transport Commission, the Office of Privatization and Regulatory Affairs, the Grain Transportation Agency and Transport Canada.

He joined Canadian Pacific Railway in 1994 as director of business research where he is involved in the analysis of a range of onger‐term strategic issues.

More recently he has been involved with the ongoing review of the Canada Transportation Act, with competition issues associated with railway mergers, and competition among west coast ports for Asian container traffic.

Malcolm is currently President of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum and Treasurer of the Ottawa Chapter of the Charterd Institute of Logistics and Transportation.

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