Carol Wilding has been President and CEO of the Toronto Region
Board of Trade since 2007.
Over the past six years Ms. Wilding has harnessed the energy of
Canada's largest urban Chamber of Commerce and its 10,000 members to
position the Board as an influential thought leader on key business and
public policy issues impacting the Toronto region's globally competitive
Under her leadership, the Board has also enhanced the benefits of
members through the introduction of key industry speaker series,
business-to-business networking events, partnered-learning opportunities
and business development tools.
Ms. Wilding currently serves as a Director on the Boards of the
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation, the Royal Ontario Museum,
and the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance. She is a member of the
Young Presidents' Organization as well as an Advisory Board member for
the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation.
Prior to joining the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Ms. Wilding was
President of Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, and President of Plan
Canada (formerly Foster Parents Plan).
For her leadership in the not-for-profit sector, Ms. Wilding was
awarded the Public Affairs Association of Canada's 2011 Award of
Distinction and named to the Top 100TM list of Canada's Most Powerful
Women for 2010. She is a recipient of the Schulich Business School's
Outstanding Public Contribution Alumni Award, the Queen's Golden Jubilee
Medal and the Public Sector Excellence Award for Technology.
A Chartered Accountant since 1987, she was named a Fellow of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 2009.
Ms. Wilding holds an Honours degree in Business Administration from
the Schulich School of Business at York University.