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Mark Smith


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Mark Smith
Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute

MBA (Finance), Schulich School of Business, York University

Ph.D. (Psychology), York University

ICD.D, University of Toronto


An experienced and astute Board executive, Mark is skilled at leading and facilitating top teams to deal with topics such as performance, financials, leadership, strategy, organization, culture, engaging top-teams and colleagues, and diversity.  He understands and effectively navigates the dynamics involved in leading both public and private entities, with particular skill in board governance, corporate and business strategy, strategy execution, and risk management. In addition, he is strongly skilled in managing HR and Compensation Committee issues such as large-scale organization and culture change, succession planning, executive compensation, employee engagement, senior talent management, top team and Board dynamics.

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