Michael Mancini – Host/MC/Animateur
Languages: English, French and Italian
Michael Mancini is a trilingual master of ceremonies. He has hosted United Way campaign launches, Vancouver 2010 Olympics promotional events, and various awards ceremonies. He has also moderated many government conferences. Primarily known as a film, television, and theatre actor, he is also the Editor-in-Chief of the biweekly publication CanadExport, the official magazine of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service. Michael writes and hosts the popular CanadExport audio podcast and has interviewed hundreds of people – including such business titans as former Blackberry CEO Jim Balsillie and former Plasco Energy CEO Rod Bryden. The Financial Post named CanadExport one of the top business magazines in Canada for three years in a row.
Michael brings to his work skill, timing, tact, and humour. He has an innate ability to connect with people and to think on his feet in high-pressure environments – all great qualities in a high-calibre emcee.