Bob Foulkes is a communications consultant and writer with extensive experience in business, energy policy, government, politics and media. He served on the staff of two federal Cabinet Ministers. He has three degrees including a Masters in Management from the Sloan School at MIT where he attended as a Sloan Fellow. He has run 10 marathons, many triathlons including a half ironman and now road bikes for fun. He has served with the United Way, Vancouver’s Central City Foundation, the Vancouver 2010 Bid Committee and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. His first book, Adventures with Knives (www.adventureswithknives.com) chronicles his 6 month chef’s training program at Vancouver’s Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, where he was judged best graduating student in the culinary program. He cooks for friends and family and special events. He blogs about his latest adventures at www.bobfoulkesadventures.com.