Daniel Gallivan

Member of the Board of Directors at VIA Rail


Mr. Gallivan is a Senior Partner in the Atlantic Canada law firm of Cox & Palmer. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cox & Palmer since 2003 and was Managing Partner of the Halifax office from 2003 to 2012. Mr. Gallivan is a member of the Bar Societies for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1997. Throughout his career he has held leadership roles for a variety of organizations including the Bank of Canada, the Nova Scotia Securities Commission, and BrightPath Early Learning Inc. Mr. Gallivan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola College, and LLB from Dalhousie University Law School, and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at Western University. He is also a certified corporate director (ICD.D).