Graham W. S. ScottChair, Toronto, Ontario
Graham Scott is the president of Graham Scott Strategies Inc. and partner emeritus at McMillan LLP. He has extensive experience in the public service, public policy, governance and accountability, and the assessment of boards and management teams in the voluntary and private sectors. He works primarily on health care policy.
He received a law degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1966. After two years of law practice in Toronto, he served as executive assistant to the Right Honourable Robert Stanfield, Leader of the Opposition for Canada from 1970 to 1976. He then joined the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, and in 1977 he became assistant deputy general, courts administration, and inspector of legal offices. He became associate secretary of the cabinet in 1978, deputy minister of environment in 1979, and deputy minister of health in 1981. In 1984 Graham Scott joined McMillan LLP as a partner, and he was managing partner from 2000 to 2006. Graham Scott Strategies Inc. was established in 2008. He currently serves as chair of Canada Health Infoway, and he sits on a number of boards.