The Honourable John Manley is one of the most highly respected business leaders in Canada. For over a decade, he served in the Federal Government as Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Finance Minister and Industry Minister. More recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada (formerly the Canadian Council of Chief Executives), representing the CEOs of leading Canadian corporations.
Mr. Manley advises clients and helps them succeed through his years of leadership and experience in government and business, and his tremendous understanding of where strategic business opportunities lie.
Mr. Manley is Chair of the Boards of Directors of CIBC and CAE Inc., and is a member of the Board of Directors of TELUS. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and is active in the not-for-profit sector. He is Chair of the Advisory Council of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and past-Chair of the Canadian branch of the Trilateral Commission. He is also a member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution and the Wilson Center Global Advisory Council.
He holds Honorary Doctorates from the University of Ottawa, Carleton University, University of Toronto, Western University, the University of Windsor and York University.