Robert Greenhill is Managing Director and Chief Business Officer of the World Economic Forum.
With a strong interest in global issues, Robert has combined a career in international business with a commitment to international public policy. He started his career with McKinsey & Company. In 1995, he joined Bombardier Inc., Canada’s leading aerospace and rail-transportation manufacturer. He became President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier International in 2000. In 2004, he joined the International Development Research Centre as Senior Visiting Executive. In May 2005, Robert was appointed President of the Canadian International Development Agency, Canada’s premier international development and humanitarian assistance organization. He also serves as Alternate Governor for Canada on the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group and sits on the Board of Governors of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
Robert Greenhill received a BA from the University of Alberta, Canada, and an MA from the London School of Economics. He also has an MBA from INSEAD.