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Our team is ready to help

Meet the Team

Niagara Foreign Trade Zone is a partnership between Niagara Region and Niagara Development Corridor Partnership (NDCP Inc.), an incorporated consortium of the Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Welland, Port Colborne, Fort Erie and Lincoln’s economic development officers.

Your Point of Contact

Jayesh Menon’s experience can be summed up in a few words: connecting business to markets, resources and finance.

  • 15 years of global work experience in consulting, manufacturing, trade and service sectors
  • Connected with various international government institutions and business groups in Canada, United States, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Mauritius
  • Skilled at developing strategic alliances with international business clusters and negotiations across various sectors

Jayesh connects companies with Niagara Foreign Trade Zone incentives and programs. He also communicates with the Task Force and Industry Committee, and helps to position the Niagara Foreign Trade Zone globally.

Jayesh Menon

Jayesh Menon

Foreign Trade Zone Coordinator

Economic Development
Niagara Region

Niagara Development Corridor Partnership

Niagara’s municipalities collaborate closely to encourage business investment and economic growth across the region. Niagara Region’s economic development division and the professional economic development officers in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Fort Erie and Port Colborne, strive to support business attraction, expansion and retention.

David Oakes

David Oakes

Director

Economic Development
Niagara Region

Brian York

Brian York

Manager

Economic Development
City of St. Catharines

Serge Felicetti

Serge Felicetti

Manager

Economic Development
City of Niagara Falls

Dan Degazio

Dan Degazio

Manager

Economic Development
City of Welland

James Thibert

James Thibert

General Manager

Economic Development and Tourism Corporation
Town of Fort Erie

Evan Acs

Evan Acs

Economic Development Officer

Economic Development
City of Port Colborne

Paul Di Ianni

Paul Di Ianni

Economic Development Officer

Economic Development
Town of Lincoln

Task Force

Niagara Foreign Trade Zone is assisted by federal, provincial, municipal representatives, educational institutions, and Niagara’s business community. Together, we can help you navigate relevant incentives and programs for your business.

Public Sector Steering Committee

Economic development leaders from Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Port Colborne, St. Catharines, Thorold, Wainfleet, Welland and West Lincoln
Members of Parliament for Niagara
Ministry of Economic Development and Growth Ontario
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
Canada Border Services Agency
Canada Revenue Agency
Export Development Canada
Business Development Bank of Canada
Transport Canada
Deputy Minister – Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Private Sector Steering Committee

Brock University
Niagara College
Niagara Industrial Association
Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
Industry Representatives