Pre-Budget Recommendations Roundtable
Roundtable Luncheon with Goldy Hyder and Bill Robson
C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests.
Goldy Hyder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Council of Canada
Goldy Hyder is President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, a non-partisan association composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of Canada’s leading companies. Previously he was President & CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies (Canada). Earlier in his career he served as director of policy and chief of staff to The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former prime minister and leader of the then federal Progressive Conservative Party.
Mr. Hyder serves in many charitable and non-profit organizations, including as chair of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council, as board member of the Business + Higher Education Roundtable and as advisory board member of Catalyst Canada. He is a regular commentator in the Canadian media on business, politics and public policy. He is also the host of the “Speaking of Business” podcast, which features interviews with Canadian innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Bill Robson, Chief Executive Officer, C.D. Howe Institute
Bill Robson took office as CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute in July 2006, after serving as the Institute’s Senior Vice President since 2003 and Director of Research from 2000 to 2003. He has written more than 260 monographs, articles, chapters and books on such subjects as government budgets, pensions, healthcare financing, inflation and currency issues. His work has won awards from the Policy Research Secretariat, the Canadian Economics Association, and the Donner Canadian Foundation. He is a Senior Fellow at Massey College and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a member of the Panel of Senior Advisors to the Auditor General of Ontario and the Ifo World Economic Survey expert group, and a regular commentator on BNN/Bloomberg. Bill taught undergraduate public finance and public policy at the University of Toronto from 2000 to 2003, and a Master’s level course in public finance at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy from 2014 to 2019.