Robert Plamondon

Robert Plamondon

The Government of Ontario appointed Robert Plamondon to the Board of Trustees in January 2019.

Robert is a consultant, board member, economist, historian and author. He has extensive expertise in strategic planning, organizational transformation, performance management, finance and public policy.

Robert was appointed as an external member of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Audit and Oversight in 2021. He also serves as the Vice Chair of the Ontario Internal Audit Committee. Robert served of the board of the National Capital Commission (2014 – 18) where he was the Chair of the Audit Committee, member of the Executive Committee and was elected Interim Chair. Robert was on the board of the Sierra Club of Canada as Treasurer. He collaborates with the Professional Development Institute for the University of Ottawa where he serves as the Director of the Comptrollership and CIO institutes.

Robert has led governance evaluations for VIA Rail Canada, Export Development of Canada and the governance regime for Canada’s national debt under the shared authority of the of the Bank of Canada and Finance Canada. He’s an advisory board member of the National Portrait Gallery and bestselling author who supports school literacy programs. Robert is a FCPA – FCE and is an Institute Certified Director (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He has completed ICD workshops and programs on environmental management and sustainability reporting.