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Order of Canada
Ian D. Clark, C.M., D.Phil., LL.D.
Toronto, Ontario [Canada]
Member of the Order of Canada
Awarded on May 25, 2009; Invested on June 18, 2010
Deeply committed to his country, Ian Clark has worked to further Canadian public policy, governance and education. As a respected public servant, he held senior positions in the federal civil service, including that of deputy secretary to the Cabinet, and secretary of the Treasury Board. In his role as president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities, he provided vision and leadership, improving the quality and accessibility of post-secondary education. He continues to advance public policy discourse as a senior fellow at Massey College and as a professor at the University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance.