Ian Clark became Professor at University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance in 2007 after nine years as President of the Council of Ontario Universities. Clark has served on the executive board of the International Monetary Fund and in six different departments in the Government of Canada, including as Deputy Secretary in the Privy Council Office, Deputy Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, and Secretary of the Treasury Board. He is currently chair of the Departmental Audit Committee for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and of Statistics Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Postsecondary Education Statistics. He is a member of the board of the Institute for Research on Public Policy, the Canadian Urban Institute and the Ontario Innovation Trust, the Canadian Public Administration Journal, and the Departmental Audit Committee for Health Canada. Clark has a BSc from the University of British Columbia in 1966, a DPhil from Oxford in1969 and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School in 1972 and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Victoria in 2008. He is a member of the Order of Canada. In 2009, Clark co-authored with Greg Moran, Michael Skolnik and David Trick, the book Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario.