Mr. Doer is Senior Business Advisor to the law firm Dentons Canada LLP since August 2016. Previously, he served as Canada’s Ambassador to the United States from October 2009 to January 2016. He served as the 20th Premier of Manitoba from 1999 until 2009. He was elected a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in 1986 and during his tenure also served as Minister of Urban Affairs and as Minister of Crown Investments. From 1979 to 1986, Mr. Doer was the President of the Manitoba Government Employees’ Association.
Mr. Doer is a director of Power Financial, Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life, Empower Retirement, Putnam Investments, IGM Financial, IG Wealth Management and Mackenzie. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Air Canada. He served on the Board of Directors of Barrick Gold Corporation until 2018.
He serves as volunteer Co-Chair of the Wilson Centre’s Canada Institute, a non-partisan public policy forum focused on Canada-United States relations. In 2010, Mr. Doer became a Member of the Order of Manitoba and, in 2011, he received a distinguished diplomatic service award from the World Affairs Council.