The Right Honourable David Johnston

Foundational Leader

Profile Picture for David Johnston C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., F.R.S.C., F.R.C.P.S.C.; Executive Advisor of Deloitte Canada and Chair of Rideau Hall Foundation; Former Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada; Former President of the University of Waterloo.

In his capacity of President at the University of Waterloo, David took a leadership role in facilitating the move of the CIW to the university and saw that it was well established in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. As an early champion of the CIW, he understood that the CIW could “bring the world to Waterloo and Waterloo to the world."

University of Waterloo