Nathan Mison is the co-founder and CEO of Diplomat Consulting. He is the former Vice President of Government and Stakeholder Relations at Fire & Flower, where he was one of the first employees for the company from its establishment, helping to guide it through legalization and into its place as Canada’s largest independent cannabis retail company.
Prior to his work in cannabis, Nathan owned Mison & Associates, a full-scale executive counsel and public affairs company and was a founding partner in EKG Entertainment Group.
A leader in the cannabis industry, Nathan is the co-chair of the National Cannabis Working Group for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, co-chair of the International Cannabis Working Group, and member of the Business Industry Advisory Council for the OECD. At a provincial level he is currently the Chair of the Alberta Cannabis Council and the Working Chair of the Ontario Cannabis Policy Council for the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
He is a founding member of NorthCanvas - an ancillary cannabis incubator, was a member of the Alberta Cannabis Stakeholder Group and a founding member of the Alberta Cannabis Retailers Association.
He has a BA in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Alberta and has volunteered his time as the Past President of the Valley Zoo Development Society and is the co-founder of Politics on Tap.