Goldy Hyder is President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, a non-partisan association composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of more than 150 leading Canadian companies. Previously he was President & CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies (Canada). Earlier in his career he served as director of policy and chief of staff to The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former Prime Minister and leader of the then federal Progressive Conservative Party. Mr. Hyder serves in many charitable and non-profit organizations, including as chair of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council and as board member of the Business + Higher Education Roundtable. He is a regular commentator in the Canadian media on business, politics and public policy. In 2013, he received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada.
Goldy participated in panel 8.