Former CRTC chair lands new gig

Konrad von Finckenstein heads to Toronto-based private law firm Jams as an arbitrator and mediator.

Former CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein, who was in the post from 2007 until last January has started a new job as an arbitrator and mediator at Jams, a private firm providing mediation and arbitration services.

Based out of Toronto, von Finckenstein served on Federal Court for four years before starting as chair of the CRTC.

He was replaced by Jean-Pierre Blais as chair of the CRTC this June. Blais famously handed down his first major decision in the role last week, denying BCE’s bid to purchase Astral Media.