President and CEO
Institute on Governance
Toby Fyfe is President and CEO of the Canada-based, not-for-profit Institute on Governance. He provides support to government institutions and leaders as they respond to the challenges of public sector governance in the 21st century. He is an expert facilitator and a frequent speaker on issues related to public governance and leadership.
Before assuming this role, he was Vice-President of the Learning Lab at the IOG where he led the IOG’s public sector leadership and capacity-building programs and courses providing tools for, and insights to, executives and officers at all levels of government.
He spent over twenty years with the government of Canada in central agencies (Privy Council Office, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat) and government departments. He managed a Federal/Provincial/Territorial initiative to reduce overlap and duplication, and was involved in and led change initiatives to improve government performance. His last post was as Assistant Commissioner, Corporate Services at the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, where he negotiated to modernize the governance arrangements of it and other agents of Parliament.