George Haynal

Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto

George Haynal is a Senior Fellow of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and a former head of the Policy Planning Staff of the Canadian Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Mr. Haynal is a career diplomat whose extensive foreign postings included service as Canadian Consul General in New York. He has also served as a senior member of the Priorities and Planning Secretariat of the Privy Council Office, head of the Policy Staff and assistant deputy minister for the Americas of the Canadian Foreign and Trade Ministry.

After public service, Mr. Haynal was vice president of international and government affairs for the aerospace and transportation company Bombardier Inc. He retired from that position in 2012.

He now serves on a number of advisory boards and heads Broad View Inc., a strategic business consultancy.

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