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de Eyre Steve, Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, TikTok Canada

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Steve de Eyre

Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, TikTok Canada

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program


Steve de Eyre is the Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs for TikTok Canada, where he engages with governments and external partners across the country to demonstrate TikTok’s commitment to being the industry leader in transparency and accountability, and to educate them on the ways that Canadians are using TikTok to share their voices, find new audiences, and grow their businesses. Prior to joining TikTok in 2020, he was Head of Public Policy at from 2016 to 2020, where he established Amazon’s government relations team for Canada and was responsible for government engagement related to all of Amazon’s consumer businesses and corporate workforce in Canada.

Steve has extensive experience in internet and technology policy, international and digital trade, and Canada-US relations. He previously served at the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. as the representative for Innovation, Science & Economic Development (ISED), and with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Steve has also worked at the Ontario Legislative Assembly, the US Federal Trade Commission, and as a volunteer on political campaigns in both Canada and the United States.

Steve holds a B.A. (Honours) in Political Studies from Bishop’s University, where he was named a “Top 10 after 10” alumni in 2019; and J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio), where he served as a Senior Fellow with the Canada-United States Law Institute. He resides in Oakville, Ontario with his wife and two children.