Rustma Juma

Rustam Juma is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Eckler Ltd. Prior to joining Eckler, Rusty was Legal Counsel at Deloitte and an Associate in the Securities group at both Heenan Blaikie in Toronto and Dentons in Calgary. Rusty graduated law school at Western in 2007 and completed an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Waterloo in 2004. Rusty has worked in Canada, the United States and Afghanistan, studied abroad in India and has volunteered in Vietnam. Rustam was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to sit on the Council for the Association of Professional Geoscientists from 2013 - 2016. He is currently at Trustee on the South Asian Bar Association Foundation, having previously been the Vice President of SABA Toronto for four years. He is also developing tools to implement the Model Business Principles on Forced Labour, Labour Trafficking, and Illegal or Harmful Child Labour practices on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association. And to top it all, he is a member of the Advisory Counsel to the Association of Corporate Counsel and will be visiting faculty at their University program for new in-house lawyers later this Spring in New Orleans.