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The C.D. Howe Institute’s National Council brings together a distinguished group of Canadian business leaders, academics, former public officials, and other experts to provide strategic perspectives relevant to the Institute’s overall research program. David Dodge, Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP and former Governor of the Bank of Canada, chairs the Council. Its members provide their insights about emerging national, sectoral and regional policy challenges to support the quality and relevance of the Institute’s research and related activities.

Chair

David Dodge
Former Governor, Bank of Canada; Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP

Members

Leo De Bever
Former CEO, Alberta Investment Management Corporation
David F. Denison
David F. Denison
Former President & CEO, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Rupert Duchesne
Rupert Duchesne
Group Chief Executive, Aimia Corporation
Janet Ecker
Janet Ecker
Former Minister of Finance, Ontario; President and CEO, Toronto Financial Services Alliance
Rick Ekstein
Rick Ekstein
Chief Executive Officer, Weston Forest
Jock A. Finlayson
Jock A. Finlayson
Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Business Council of British Columbia
Timothy J. Hearn
Timothy J. Hearn
Chairman, Hearn & Associates
Lawrence Herman
Herman & Associates
Lawson A.W. Hunter, Q.C. LL.D.
Former Commissioner of the Competition Bureau, Canada; Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Honourable Henry N. Jackman
The Honourable Henry N. Jackman
Chairman, E-L Financial Corporation Limited; former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario
Sriram H. Iyer
Sriram H. Iyer
President and CEO, ICICI Bank Canada
Susan Wolburgh Jenah
Susan Wolburgh Jenah
Former President & CEO, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
David R. Johnson
Professor of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
Thorsten Koeppl
Professor and RBC Fellow, Queen's University
Nicholas Le Pan
Former Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada; Director, CIBC
John D. McNeil
John D. McNeil
Former Chairman and CEO, Sun Life Assurance Company; former Chairman, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Inc.
Gary P. Mooney
Gary P. Mooney
President & CEO, Anderson Sinclair Professional Corporation; former Chairman, Fidelity National Financial Canada
Edward P. Neufeld
Former Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance, Canada; former Executive VP and Chief Economist, RBC
Jeffrey Orr
Jeffrey Orr
President & CEO, Power Financial Corporation
Hari K. Panday
Hari K. Panday
President and CEO, PanVest Capital Corporation
Indira Samarasekera
Indira Samarasekera
Former President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Alberta
Guy Savard
Guy Savard
Special Advisor, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP; former President & COO, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Gino Scapillati
Gino Scapillati
Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation, Bennett Jones LLP
Kim Shannon
Kim Shannon
President and CIO, Sionna Investment Managers
Ray Sharma
Ray Sharma
Executive Managing Director, Extreme Venture Partners
Kathleen Taylor
Kathleen Taylor
Chair, RBC Board of Directors
Gordon Thiessen, O.C.
Former Governor, Bank of Canada
Craig C. Thorburn
Craig C. Thorburn
Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
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