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Executive Team

Photo of Daniel Muzyka Daniel Muzyka
President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Daniel F. Muzyka is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Conference Board of Canada and the RBC Financial Group Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. He is also Vice-President and Chair of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Photo of Glen Hodgson 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.

Photo of Michael Bloom 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.

Photo of Barb Hogberg 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.

Photo of Louis Thériault 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.

Photo of Joanne Mortimore 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.

Photo of Lynn Stoudt Lynn Stoudt
Vice-President, Leadership and Human Resources Research

Lynn Stoudt is the Vice-President of Leadership and Human Resources Research at The Conference Board of Canada where she specializes in human resources strategy and effectiveness, talent management, and compensation strategy. She brings over 25 years of experience in the development of a full range of programs and practices including the design and implementation of human resources strategies, executive search, organizational change, leadership development, and performance management. Lynn is a Certified Management Consultant and a member of the Human Resources Professional Association.

Photo of Bruce Leslie 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.