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Council Members

Ray Tanguay

On June 9, 2015, Mr. Réal (Ray) Tanguay was named to the position of Automotive Advisor to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and the Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth. Mr. Tanguay retired as Chair of Toyota’s Canadian operations on March 31, 2015. In 1991, Mr. Tanguay joined Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc., and was a leading force in instilling innovation within the company.

George Baran

George Baran

Vice Chairman, Trudell Medical Ltd

George has over 20 years experience in the medical device industry. His responsibilities have included both business and technical leadership in the acquisition and development of novel medical device technologies. He has also been responsible for the pre-clinical marketing of new drug delivery technologies to medical opinion leaders and major pharmaceutical companies.This has included collaboration with business and clinical partners in the design and co-ordination of pre-clinical studies.

Donald Campbell

Donald Campbell

Senior Strategy Advisor

Donald Campbell is Senior Strategy Advisor to the Canadian national law firm DLA Piper Canada LLP, Co-Chair of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and Chair of the Canadian Committee of PECC, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

Thomas d'Aquino

Thomas d'Aquino

Chairman and Chief Executive, Intercounsel Ltd

Thomas d’Aquino is Chairman of Thomas d’Aquino Capital and Chairman and Chief Executive of Intercounsel Ltd., a private venture development and strategic consulting company which he founded in the 1970s. He serves on the Board of Directors of Montreal headquartered CGI Group Inc. where he is the Lead Director, and on the Board of Directors of Calgary-based Coril Holdings Ltd.

Blake Goldring

Blake Goldring

Chairman and CEO, AGF Management Ltd

Blake C. Goldring is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AGF Management Limited. He was named President in 1997, Chief Executive Officer in 2000 and Chairman in 2006. Under his leadership, AGF has grown to be a premier independent investment management company with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.

Carolyn Lawrence

Carolyn Lawrence

Partner, Gender Leader, Inclusion and Diversity, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte Canada

Carolyn is a leader in Gender Diversity & Inclusion with 10 years’ experience as President & CEO of a nationally recognized women’s advancement business in events, media and consulting, where she was deeply committed to understanding and listening to women who aspire to leadership roles, and working with clients who want to both attract and retain female talent, as well as market to influential and affluent women.

Steve Orsini

Steve Orsini

Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council

In July 2014, Steve Orsini was appointed Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council.Steve has 25 years of experience in the Ontario Public Service. From 2011 to 2014, he served as Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary of the Treasury Board.

Stephen Poloz

Stephen Poloz

Governor, The Bank of Canada

Mr. Poloz was appointed Governor of the Bank of Canada, effective 3 June 2013, for a term of seven years. As Governor, he is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank. Born in Oshawa, Ontario, Mr. Poloz graduated from Queen’s University in 1978 with a bachelor's degree in economics.

Carol Stephenson

Carol Stephenson

Retired Dean, Ivey Business School

Carol Stephenson is former Dean of the Ivey Business School at Western University. As a widely respected CEO, Carol Stephenson brought more than 30 years of progressive experience in marketing, operations, strategic planning, technology development, and financial management to Canada’s premier business school.