Speaker Profiles

Geoff Wilson

Geoff Wilson

President & CEO

Toronto Port Authority

Geoffrey A. Wilson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Port Authority on December 10, 2009.  He brings more than 20 years of experience managing and leading capital asset and infrastructure firms at the regional, national and international level in the transportation, shipping and wireless equipment sectors.

Mr. Wilson began his career at Kerr Steamship Agency Inc. in Montreal, where he became Manager of Intermodal Transportation Operations until 1984.  He then embarked on a 15-year career at Triton Container International Ltd., where he held many international posts and rose to become Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific and North American based in Singapore from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Wilson then served as Vice President and General Manager of Budget Car and Truck Rental/BML Ltd. from 2000 to 2003 before moving into the telecom industry.  Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer of Cartel Communications Systems Inc., a leading wireless equipment distributor, from 2004 to 2009.

Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Quebec, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing and economics.  He serves his community in Toronto as a coach with the Mooredale Community Association sports program and as a Director of the Moorelands Community Services Board, delivery programs and services to underprivileged children and youth.

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