Albert Zbily
Leadership, Productivity and Collaboration Expert
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Motivational keynote speaker, Albert Zbily is a former Economic advisor to the US State Department & former Economist for the Canadian Department of Finance. Albert Zbily is the principal and founder of a Consulting Group and the founding chairman of the International Federation of Corporate Football (FIFCO). Albert spent the last 10 years building the federation which culminated with the first World Corporate Champions Cup in 2018 in Montreal. As the founder of International Federation of Corporate Football, Albert knows the ins and outs of what it takes to grow and sustain within the non profit sector.

Expertise in

  • Leadership
  • Personal Development & Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Business Growth & Strategy
  • Business Management
  • Future Trends

Speaker Types

  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Career Development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy
  • Economic Development
  • Education & Teachers
  • Motivation
  • Youth Leadership & Students

ALBERT ZBILY BIOGRAPHY

Albert Zbily is Principal and Founder of a management consulting group specializing in International Business Development. Albert is a former Economic advisor to the US State Department on Canada/US Trade Relations and a former Economist for the Canadian Department of Finance, where he headed the Latin America bureau assisting in Canadian trade relations. Mr. Zbily, was the Québec bureau chief of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and has also worked for the World Bank in the Middle East and was the former Resident Advisor for USAID in Agadir, Morocco. Albert teaches International Business Policy at McGill University in Montréal, Canada.

Albert started his career at the World Bank and was a resident advisor for USAID in Morocco before accepting a  position with the Canadian Department of Finance managing Canada’s Financial relationship with the Inter-American Development Bank. As an entrepreneur – Albert has worked in various business ventures for over 10 years and has successfully brought a private sports management company to dominate the Canadian landscape. In March 2019 – Albert pitched at the popular CBC show “Dragon’s Den” in front of some of the most ruthless dragons.

Albert Zbily is the founding President of the International Federation of Corporate Football (FIFCO), the world governing body of the sport of corporate football (soccer). Putting working adults onto a soccer field and encouraging a sound work-life balance is a life-long passion that Albert has embraced for over 10 years. Albert has successfully expanded the federation to 60 countries and to 2.5 million amateur players. Albert is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in international business and development.

Albert Zbily holds a Master in International Economics from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC, where he was a fellow of the Centre for Canada Study and did extensive research on the NAFTA trading area. He equally holds a Bachelor in International Business from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Albert has also spent study tours in France and Italy.  Albert Zbily is a part-time lecturer at McGill University in International Business and Entrepreneurship. Over the years, Albert has worked in various industries from International Development in Africa to working with the Canadian Fertility & Andrology Society. Albert has successfully used his skills of macroeconomics – growth theory in the business world in both the public and private sectors. Albert is well traveled and well versed in cultural subtleties in business negotiations. Having developed and built an international sporting association from the ground up – he has built a strong understanding on how culture influences negotiation. Albert has visited Iran, Yemen, and Lebanon at times where the risk was higher than expected, but through his approach has developed links and built bridges.

Albert Zbily has taught at McGill University for over 15 years and in the private sector guiding senior executives on how to navigate the international business market – how to source – how to negotiate and how to build relations for future business. Albert has a strong understanding of the geopolitical issues than can affect business deals and foresee avoidable traps in negotiation. Albert holds a Master’s Degree in International  Economics from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University, where he was a research fellow on the NAFTA trading area. He equally holds a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Albert has also spent study tours in Italy and France. He is a fluent speaker of French, English, and Italian.

Sports Diplomacy - Taking an Uncharted Road Only to Create a Path for Others to Follow

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How Not to Take No for an Answer

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Knowing When You Need to Change Your Path

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Looking at Life Through the Eyes of a Referee

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What Football has Taught me About International Marketing

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Building a Global Network

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He is an excellent public speaker and really knows how to keep his audience interested with his passion and free-thinking approach.
Albert is very efficient, results-oriented, and a real friendly partner. He always focuses on the human side before designing any project. He believes in the Win/Win golden rule using transparency, mutual respect, and sincerity.

Abdelillah Atid

Senior International Consultant

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Albert Zbily CAN DELIVER CUSTOMIZED PRESENTATIONS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF EXPERTISE & TOPIC THEMES

Expertise in

  • Leadership
  • Personal Development & Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Business Growth & Strategy
  • Business Management
  • Future Trends

Speaker Types

  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Career Development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy
  • Economic Development
  • Education & Teachers
  • Motivation
  • Youth Leadership & Students
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