Bruce Lawson was appointed Executive Director of The Counselling Foundation of Canada in October, 2008, and to the role of President & CEO of the Foundation in December 2013. He also holds the title of Executive Officer of CERIC, and is an ex-officio member of the CERIC Board of Directors.
Over the years, Bruce has provided meeting planning, project management and communications services to a variety of corporations, associations and not-for-profit organizations. Bruce also served as the Interim Executive Director of Casey House Foundation for 18 months.
In addition to his professional life, Bruce is an active volunteer. He is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of Casey House Hospice and Casey House Foundation, and co-chaired Casey House’s largest fundraising event, Art with Heart, in 2005, 2006 and 2009. He is also a past Chair of the Board of Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC), and serves on the board or committees of several other organizations.
Bruce has a BA (Economics) from McGill and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto.