Frank Baylis is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Pierrefonds—Dollard, having been elected on the 19th of October 2015. He is a member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, as well as the standing committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. From April 2016 to April 2018, he chaired the Canada-United Kingdom Inter-Parliamentary Association and is currently an executive member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Prior to his election, Frank was the President of Baylis Medical Company, a world leader in the development of high technology products used in interventional cardiology and radiology. The company employs 450 people in Canada and throughout the world. In 2011, Frank and his partner Kris Shah received the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award.
Being passionate about film, Frank also co-founded the production house Walk of Fame Entertainment. He has co-written several screenplays and co-produced two feature length films – Transit and Generation Wolf.
Within his community, Frank was a Ringette coach and a leader with the Scouts Canada movement. Throughout the years Frank has also served on the volunteer boards of West Island not-for-profits West Island Black Community Association and On Rock food bank.
Frank also launched Baylis Medical’s charity For the Children to raise funds towards supporting children’s educational needs. The charity supports organizations working to provide meals to underprivileged children in Canada, as well as contributing to the building of schools in Africa and India.
Frank is a past member of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Life Sciences Sector Advisory Board. He is also a past chairman of the Board of Directors of the Campus des technologies de la santé, a medical device incubator situated in Montreal.
Frank holds an Honours Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. In 2014, he, along with his partner Kris Shah, received the Alumni of the Year Award.
Frank Baylis is happily married with three children.
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