Rhowan Sivel Head of Business Development


Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0286

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: rhowan.sivel@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa



Rhowan Sivel

Rhowan Sivel leads a team of business development professionals based in our offices across Canada. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the Firm’s business development strategies, programs and tactics that support sector, practice, market and region-specific priorities as well as client groups. Her experience includes:

  • Developing and implementing strategic programs and business development initiatives
  • Key account management
  • Client service initiatives
  • Fostering a positive work environment through talent management and mentorship
  • Consensus building among groups and teams with varied interests

Rhowan is a team builder with more than 20 years of experience in marketing and business development in the legal and life sciences communities. She provides business development training and coaching to associates across the firm to help those in the legal community understand and access resources to support effective client management.

During the summer months, she serves as captain of Nauticlew, a dragon boat team based out of the Rideau Canoe Club.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2008

    • Career
      August 2008
      Joined Gowling WLG
  • 2003

    • Career
      April 2003
      BIOTECanada
  • 2002

    • Education
      July 2002
      Carleton University, B. Journ.