Executive Chairman, Global Canada
With a strong interest in global issues, Robert Greenhill has combined a career in international business with a commitment to public policy.
Robert Greenhill is Executive Chairman of the Global Canada Initiative. Previous roles include Managing Director and Chief Business Officer of the World Economic Forum, Deputy Minister and President of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and President and Chief Operating Officer of the International Group of Bombardier Inc. Robert started his career with McKinsey & Company.
Robert has a BA from the University of Alberta, MA from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from INSEAD. Robert was the Founding President of the Banff Forum.
REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE INTERPRETATION TOKEN: LEADERSHIPCAN The iconic 1969 World Bank study “Partners in Development”, chaired by former Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, declared “while the moral incentive for cooperation in international development…is valid and compelling…it is not the basis on which support for international development mainly rests. There […]
The closing plenary will bring to the stage non-state leaders from four sub-sectors of Canadian foreign policy (aid, trade, diplomacy, security) to react to the Vision Statement and what they learned about the intersections of their interests through the Summit. They will also share their reflections on what is needed for non-state actors to influence the development […]
As part of its contribution to the Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) convened Canadian foreign policy thought leaders to form an advisory committee to create a Vision Statement for an ambitious and impactful Canadian foreign policy agenda. This short paper encompasses all facets of Canada’s international engagement and serves as a reflection piece […]