Former President and CEO, WWF-Canada
Prior to joining WWF, Gerald was Principal Secretary to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty where he worked directly with the Premier, Cabinet and Public Service to develop, implement and communicate the government’s agenda. He was intimately involved in all of the government’s significant environmental initiatives, from the Greenbelt and Boreal Conservation plan to the coal phase-out and toxic reduction strategy.
Gerald holds an Honours B.A. and M.A. from McGill University, where he studied English Literature and Theology. He wrote his M.A. thesis on James Joyce’s Ulysses. Gerald has taught Literature, Communications and Political Science at McGill and York universities.
Former President and CEO
Most recent blog posts by Gerald Butts
A message from Gerald Butts
Moving on from a job that you love is tough. But there are certain things that make it ...
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Our job and yours just got a lot tougher…and more important.
While emerging leaders are taking progressive approaches to prepare their economies for ...