The Honorable David Crombie, PC, OC, has served as mayor of Toronto, member of Parliament, and Federal Cabinet Minister in Canada. He is the former president and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute, former chair of Ontario Place Corporation, and founding chair of the Waterfront Regeneration Trust. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, and Seneca College. He is president of David Crombie and Associates, Inc. and currently serves as chair of the Advisory Council for the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) and chair of the Toronto Lands Corporation. Crombie is also chancellor emeritus of Ryerson University and an honorary fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He has been appointed an officer to the Order of Canada.