| ||Daniel Muzyka |
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Daniel F. Muzyka is responsible for leading The Conference Board of Canada’s strategic development, as well as operational oversight of the organization. He is also the RBC Financial Group Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. Daniel currently serves or has served on various government councils, including among others, The Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the B.C. Competition Council, and the B.C. Premier’s Technology Council.
| ||Glen Hodgson |
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Glen Hodgson brings 32 years of experience and a specialization in international economic and financial issues to his role. Glen is responsible for overseeing the Conference Board’s macro-economic outlook products, tourism, custom economic research, and is the Board’s chief spokesperson on economic issues. He has published two books and over 225 articles and briefings. Glen is a regular contributor to the Conference Board’s economics blogs and The Globe and Mail’s Economy Lab.
| ||Michael Bloom |
Vice-President, Industry and Business Strategy
Dr. Michael Bloom is responsible for managing four research groups: Organization Effectiveness and Learning Research; Education, Health & Immigration Programs; Organizational Excellence; and Governance and Sustainable Enterprise. He oversees funded research projects and networks at the Conference Board, and has management responsibility for nineteen executive networks.
| ||Ian Cullwick |
Vice-President, Leadership and Human Resources Research
Ian Cullwick specializes in governance effectiveness, human resources strategy, organizational design, compensation strategy, and performance management. He is a frequent speaker at industry and functional conferences on the topic of governance effectiveness, labour market trends and compensation management, and is the author of a number of research studies and articles on governance and organizational effectiveness.
| ||Barb Hogberg |
Vice-President, Human Resources and Facilities
Barb Hogberg is responsible for the leadership and management of Human Resources and facilities at The Conference Board of Canada, which has been repeatedly recognized as a top employer in the National Capital Region. Barb is currently a member of the Board’s Council of HR Executives, and the Chief Human Resources Officer Roundtable. Nominated for a Vision Award for Outstanding Human Resources Volunteer, her community involvement includes serving as a director on the Employer Council of Champions/Hire Immigrants Ottawa; and as a past director of the Hospice at May Court. She is also a member of Women for Mental Health at the Royal Ottawa Hospital.
| ||David Stewart-Patterson |
Vice-President, Corporate and Public Affairs
David Stewart-Patterson is responsible for the corporate services that enhance the impact of the Conference Board’s research and drive engagement with stakeholders, including its conferences, webinars, publications, and communications. David is respected as
one of Canada’s most creative and articulate policy minds and has decades of experience in the fields of business journalism, public policy analysis, government relations, and association management.
| ||Louis Thériault |
Vice-President, Public Policy
Louis joined The Conference Board of Canada in 1997. He specializes in product development and economic analysis. Louis is currently Vice-President, Public Policy responsible for research and networks in the areas of national security and public safety, health (including the Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care), energy, environment and transportation policy and the Centre for the North.
| ||Joanne Mortimore |
Vice-President, Finance and IT, and Chief Financial Officer
Joanne Mortimore provides direction and oversight for the Board’s financial reporting, information technology and governance practices. Joanne is a Chartered Professional Accountant/Certified General Accountant and holds an Executive Masters in Sport Management Organization from the University of Lyon. She also has a degree in Financial Management from Algonquin College.
| ||Bruce Leslie |
Executive Director, Western Canada
Bruce Leslie leads business development and brand expansion of the Conference Board in Canada’s most dynamic and growing business region. Bruce has worked in the media and communications field across Canada for more than 25 years and also has several years’ experience in both the agency world, and in the oil and gas sector.
| ||Ann MacKenzie |
Executive Director, Business Development
Ann MacKenzie oversees the Conference Board’s business growth strategy. She leads all business development activities and is responsible for senior relationships with the Board’s key clients. Ms. MacKenzie has more than 25 years of experience in the field, including in strategic planning and financial stewardship, and has a record of developing and implementing policies, programs and processes that grow revenue and expand business.
| ||Ross Roxburgh |
Ross Roxburgh is responsible for overseeing the Leadership Development Division at the Conference Board, which provides public, custom and advisory program offerings in leadership for organizations across Canada. He heads the Conference Board’s Niagara Institute through which leadership programs are offered. Ross has worked in the fields of organizational change, human resources, leadership coaching and development and change management for more than 35 years.