Chima Nkemdirim, Q.C. is Vice President of Government Relations at Shaw Communications and is responsible for managing Shaw’s relationships at the federal, provincial, and municipal orders of government. He joined Shaw after serving for seven years as Chief of Staff to Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Prior to entering politics, Chima practiced corporate law at Dentons LLP and was appointed as Queen’s Council by the government of Alberta. Chima currently serves on the boards of The Walrus Foundation and Alberta Theatre Projects and also volunteers at the Calgary Foundation and Calgary’s Olympic Advisory Committee. Chima has served as an Arts Commons Board member since 2018.