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Yuen Pau Woo

Yuen Pau Woo

President and CEO

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Mr. Yuen Pau WOO is President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Mr. Woo is an advisor to the Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Centre and the Canadian Ditchley Foundation. He is also on the Global Council of the Asia Society in New York, a member of the Greater Vancouver Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, and a board member of the Mosaic Institute. Since 2006, Mr. Woo has...

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano

President and Chief Executive Officer

VIA Rail Canada

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Desjardins-Siciliano was the Corporation's Chief Corporate & Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since 2010. An experienced lawyer and seasoned executive, he is a member of the Quebec Bar Association. He holds a law degree (LL.B.) from l’Université de Montréal and he completed Graduate Studies in Law (GSD) at McGill University. He also has a designation from ...

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano

President and CEO

VIA Rail

Mr. Desjardins-Siciliano joined VIA Rail in 2010 and was appointed President and CEO in May 2014. Prior to his appointment, he was the Corporation's Chief Corporate & Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. A seasoned executive, Mr. Desjardins-Siciliano leads with passion, respect and transparency. He is known for embracing innovation and encouraging creative ideas. A natural communicator, he i...

Yanick Labrie

Yanick Labrie

Health Economist & Public Policy Consultant

Économiste et Consultant en Politiques Publiques

Yanick Labrie is a health economist and public policy consultant. He is a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute and an Affiliated Scholar with the Canadian Health Policy Insitute. Yanick Labrie est économiste et consultant en politiques publiques. Il est également chercheur associé au Canadian Health Policy Institute de Toronto et Senior fellow de l’Institut Fraser de Vancouver.

Yvan Baker

Yvan Baker

MPP

Yvan Baker was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2014 as the MPP for Etobicoke Centre. He currently serves as Parliamentary Assistant to Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance. Previously, Yvan served as Parliamentary Assistant to Deb Matthews, President of the Treasury Board from 2014-2016. In addition to his role at the Ministry of Finance, Yvan also holds several other legislativ...

Yves Savoie

Yves Savoie

CEO

Heart & Stroke

Yves Savoie joined Heart & Stroke as Chief Executive Officer, Canada, in April 2017. He is a fierce advocate for a health system that is genuinely patient-centred. Yves is deeply knowledgeable about the unique role health charities fulfill, working closely with research communities and governments, to enable Canadians to live healthy lives and to live well with chronic disease and disabilities....

Yasir Naqvi

Yasir Naqvi

Chief Executive Officer

Institute of Canadian Citizenship

Yasir Naqvi is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), Canada’s leading voice on citizenship and inclusion. Prior to joining the ICC, Mr. Naqvi served as a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for almost 11 years, representing a downtown, urban and diverse community in Ottawa, Ontario. In that time, he served as the Attorney General of Ontario, Government H...

Yung Wu

Yung Wu

CEO

MaRS Discory District

Yung is a pioneering entrepreneur, serial investor and experienced corporate director. He has a proven track record of founding, scaling and backing several breakthrough scale-stage companies spanning digital automation, mobile analytics and big data, media and entertainment, enterprise software, financial services, and pharma. Before joining MaRS, Yung was chair of NFQ Ventures, an early-stag...

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