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Event ID:  11633
Contact Name:  School of Public Policy and Governance
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Dates:  6th October 2016 to 6th October 2016
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Canada
State/Province:  Ontario
City:  Toronto
Event Name:  Canadian Stability in An Age of Disruption
Event Description:  The School of Public Policy and Governance presents Dominic Barton in the David Peterson Leadership Lecture titled "Canadian Stability in an Age of Disruption". Director of SPPG Peter Loewen, will take part in a discussion with Dominic Barton following the lecture. Abstract: We are living in extraordinary times. The next twenty years will be some of the most disruptive and exciting we have ever seen – driven by a number of global forces transforming the world economy and society-at-large. At the David Peterson Leadership Lecture, Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company, will describe the forces creating some of the most monumental challenges in generations for society – as well as the leadership traits that public sector leaders must have to navigate this new environment. Dominic Barton is the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company. In his 30 years with the firm, Dominic has advised clients in a range of industries including banking, consumer goods, high tech and industrials. Prior to his current role, Dominic was based in Shanghai as McKinsey’s Asia Chairman from 2004 to 2009 and led the Korea office from 2000 to 2004. He is the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. He is also a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, and a member of the boards of Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Dominic is the Co-Chair of the ‘Focusing Capital on the Long Term’ initiative along with Larry Fink (BlackRock), Andrew Liveris (Dow), Cyrus Mistry (Tata) and Mark Wiseman (BlackRock). The initiative seeks to develop practical structures, metrics and approaches for longer-term behaviours in the investment and business worlds. Dominic has authored more than 80 articles on the role of business in society, leadership, financial services, Asia, history and the issues and opportunities facing markets worldwide. Dominic is a co-author, with Roberto Newell and Greg Wilson, of Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises (Wiley & Sons, 2002) and China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China (Talisman, 2007). Dominic has received multiple awards for his business leadership and contributions to the communities in which he has lived and worked. In February 2013 Dominic received the Order of Civil Merit (Peony Medal) from former President Lee of South Korea and in August 2014 he was awarded the Singaporean Public Service Star (Distinguished Friends of Singapore). He is a Rhodes Trustee and an Honorary Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford. Dominic is also an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. The Isabel Bader Theatre is part of Victoria College at the University of Toronto. It is located just south of the Gardiner Museum. *If you have an accommodation need for a planned meeting, please contact Ciara Hart directly at and we will do our best to make appropriate arrangements.
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