Dr. Robert P. Taylor
Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)
Dr. Taylor was appointed Chief Executive Officer for the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) in November, 2010. During his time with IPAC, Robert has directed an extensive governance and strategic review for the organization and has led numerous projects across Canada and globally including speaking engagements at national and international forums.
Dr. Taylor has had an extensive professional career spanning over 30 years including government assignments as Assistant Deputy Minister with Ontario’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and as the Assistant Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Research and Innovation. Robert’s career extends across the public sector and includes working as the Planning Director with the Municipality of Prince Edward County, and as a team leader for projects in Southern Africa.
Rob earned a Ph.D. from the University of South Africa, a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Queen’s University, and an undergraduate degree in Urban Geography from McGill University.