Dimitris Soudas, former Director of Communications and Chief Spokesman to Prime Minister Harper and former Executive Director of the Canadian Olympic Committee
Dimitris Soudas boasts a multifaceted career that spans various sectors,
showcasing his versatility as a businessman, corporate executive, entrepreneur,
senior government official, broadcaster, diplomat, and philanthropist.
With a Master’s in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at
Western University, he brings a robust and strategic acumen to his endeavors.
Additionally, Dimitris holds a Master’s degree from Simon Fraser University and a
Health Sciences Degree from Dawson College, reflecting a diverse educational
Dimitris has served as a senior Canadian Government official, holding the position
of Director of Communications and Chief Spokesman to Prime Minister Harper
for over a decade. His strategic advisory contributions have been instrumental in
the success of three consecutive federal election victories.
Beyond politics, Dimitris has made significant impacts in the sports arena, serving
as the Executive Director of the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Press Chief
of the Canadian Olympic Team. In the corporate realm, he has demonstrated leadership as a Chairman of the Board for publicly traded companies, such as Letho Resources, showcasing his ability to navigate complex business landscapes.
Recognized for his outstanding achievements, Dimitris Soudas has received prestigious honors, including being the only non-British member of the organizing committee of the Patron’s Lunch for Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday celebration. He is also a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Senate of Canada 150th Commemorative Medal, and the Order of Saint Paul, the highest honor awarded by the Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Currently, Dimitris holds key positions, contributing significantly to diverse organizations.
Dimitris’s commitment extends to education and community, evident in his role as the founder of Kids Childcare + Preschool, one of Canada’s most successful and award-winning preschools where he is responsible for steering the organization’s financial health, business development, and regulatory compliance.
He also serves as an Advisory Board Member for the International Economic Forum of the Americas, providing strategic insights on global economic matters. Dimitris proudly holds the title of Honourary Consul General for the Republic of Cyprus, fostering diplomatic relations and cultural exchange. As Chairman of the Board for Montreal en Fetes, he contributes to the vibrant cultural landscape of Montreal. Additionally, Dimitris holds the role of Senior Vice President at Cavalia, showcasing his leadership in the entertainment industry.
In addition to his professional roles, Dimitris has made contributions to the media landscape as a broadcaster, sharing his insights as a current affairs and political analyst for Société Radio-Canada. This demonstrates his ability to effectively communicate complex issues to a broad audience.
Furthermore, Dimitris Soudas is recognized for his philanthropic efforts, which include charitable activities and initiatives focused on youth development.
Fluently trilingual in French, English, and Greek, with intermediate proficiency in Spanish, Dimitris Soudas was born in Montreal and raised by a single mother. Currently residing in King, Ontario, with his wife and children, Dimitris continues to make substantial contributions to various sectors, combining leadership, cultural engagement, and a commitment to education and community welfare.