Paul Moist

Paul Moist is President Emeritus of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Canada's largest union with 633,000 members, and served until his retirement in November 2015. Elected in 2003, Paul was CUPE's fifth National President and its first from Western Canada. He worked for CUPE for 32 years and was a CUPE member for 40 years.

Paul has previously held numerous positions, including Treasurer of United Way of Winnipeg, Vice-Chair of the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation, Co-Chair of the Premier's Economic Advisory Council (in his home province of Manitoba), and Vice-President of the Canadian Labour College. In 2012, Paul was awarded the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Arts Distinguished Alumni Award. In October 2015, the Public Policy Forum awarded him the Peter Lougheed Award for meritorious contribution to public policy making in Canada.

Paul is a graduate of the University of Manitoba