Derek H. Burney

Chairman, Burney Investment Group and Enablence Technology Inc.

Derek H. Burney, OC, is Chairman of Burney Investment Group as well as Enablence Technology Inc. and a member of the Advisory Board of Paradigm Capital Inc. He has a long and successful career in both the private and public sectors. He was the chief of staff for Prime Minister Brian Mulroney (1987 to 1989), Ambassador to the United States (1989-1993), Chairman and CEO of Bell Canada International (1993 to 1999), and President and CEO of CAE Inc. (1999 to 2004). He has taught at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and was Chancellor for Lakehead University from 2013 to 2017. He serves on a number of corporate boards including Quebecor World Inc., Shell Canada, TransCanada Corp. and New Brunswick Power.