Harold H. MacKay OC, SOM, QC, F.ICD, is a Regina, Saskatchewan lawyer and commercial arbitrator.
Mr. MacKay has also been an active participant in Canadian public policy issues. He acted as a Special Representative of the Saskatchewan Government in a review of post-secondary university education in the Province. He also chaired the Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector, served as the Clifford Clark Visiting Economist in the Department of Finance of Canada, and was the vice-chair of the Wise Persons’ Committee which reported to the Minister of Finance on Canada's securities regulatory structure.
Mr. MacKay has extensive corporate governance experience. In the public sector he was the lead director of the Bank of Canada and the chair of the board of the Federal Business Development Bank. In addition he has served as a director of several listed Canadian and US public companies including The Mosaic Company and The Toronto Dominion Bank. He is presently a director of the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization. He was inaugurated as a Fellow by the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2013 in recognition of his contribution to Canadian corporate governance.
He is an Officer of the Order in Canada, is a recipient of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, and was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Regina. Harold holds a Bachelor of Arts (economics and political science) degree with great distinction from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie Law School.