Duncan Munn is Sr.Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the C.D. Howe Institute. He joined the Institute in 2000, holding increasingly senior roles culminating in his appointment as Sr. VP and COO in 2008. He oversees the daily affairs of the Institute as well as initiatives and special projects, and plays a leadership role in the strategic direction of the organization. Duncan is also a Director, and member of the Audit Committee, of Alterna Savings, a full-service financial services firm with $2 billion in assets under management, and is on the Board of Youth Challenge International, a global youth development organization. Previously, he served a number of organizations in a voluntary leadership capacity, including the Etobicoke Easter Seals Society (as Chair), the George Hull Centre for Children and Families (as a Director), and the United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he won the Gordon Cressy Award, JS Woodsworth Award and Woodsworth Cup.