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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Robert Harding


Brief Biography

A Chartered Accountant by profession, Mr. Harding is Director, Past Chair of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s Global Infrastructure Advisory Board and has served Brookfield and its predecessor companies since 1984 in various executive positions. He is a currently Chair of the Board of Governors at the University of Waterloo, Trustee at the Art Gallery of Ontario,  past Chair and Board member of the United Way Toronto, Director and Chairman of Norbord Inc., Director and Chair of NexJ Systems Inc. and a director of Manulife Financial Corporation.

He holds a Bachelor of mathematics and an honorary doctorate from the University of Waterloo. In 2002, he was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for his community service. He was elected a Fellow Chartered Accountant in March 2000 and named as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in 1996.

Mr. Harding joined the Board of Trustees in 2005 and was elected Chair in June 2011.