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Alan Broadbent

Board Chair

The Institute is chaired by Alan Broadbent. Alan is Chairman and Founder of Maytree, and Chairman and CEO of Avana Capital Corporation.

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Shirley Hoy

Board Member

Shirley Hoy has had a lengthy public service career including serving as Toronto’s City Manager from 2001 to 2008 and working as an Assistant Deputy Minister in three Ontario ministries. She held various policy and planning-related positions in the former Metro Toronto government, including with the Department of Community Services, as General Manager and Corporate Secretary at Exhibition Place and as Executive Director in the Metro Chairman’s office. Ms. Hoy also served as Commissioner of Community and Neighbourhood Services, where she provided leadership on many major services ranging from social assistance, homes for the aged, housing and support, public health, and parks and recreation. Following her term as Toronto City Manager, she served 5 years as the CEO of the Toronto Lands Corporation.

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Colin Robertson

Treasurer

Colin Robertson is the Chief Financial Officer of Avana Capital Corporation and Treasurer of Maytree. He is also the Treasurer and a Director of both Tamarack and Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society.

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