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Gerd Damitz

Gerd Damitz


Professional Profile Highlights

  • Almost 30 years of experience as Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, Commissioner of Oath, Business Strategist & Lobbyist, Auswanderungsberatererlaubnis fuer Deutschland gemaess Paragraph 1 des Auswandererschutzgesetzes


  • Participant for ~25 years at Lobby & Immigration Advisory meetings in Ottawa with Canadian Government and Citizenship & Immigration department executives & with Provincial Immigration executives in all provinces


  • Author of numerous immigration articles for several publications in Canada and Germany, frequently interviewed by the media on immigration subjects, advised beside others the German-Canadian Society, German-Canadian Congress, Austrian Consulate General, German Embassy and German-Canadian Chamber of Commerce on Immigration issues.


  • Presentations to the German and Swiss Government on Canadian immigration, former member of the ‘Leaders’ Roundtable on Immigration’ of ‘The Conference Board of Canada’, presentations to executive Government officials and state leaders of the EU and Caribbean States on Regulation of Consultants


  • Founding president of CAPIC (Canada’s largest non-profit professional association for Regulated Immigration Consultants), and a founding senior director of Canada’s regulatory body CCIC (College of Canadian Immigration & Citizenship Consultants, the former Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council) which is responsible for regulating Canadian Immigration Consultants


  • A major force on bringing consumer protection to an unprecedented high level with Regulation of Canadian Immigration Consultants & obtaining Federal legislation


  • For his contribution to the Immigration Industry Mr. Damitz received numerous awards from AICC, CAPIC, Dejardins including ‘Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding Vision, Leadership, Dedication and Commitment to Excellence’