October 15, 2019
David McIssac appointed to lead Toronto Botanical Garden into expansion
Many staff and donors have come to know David well over the past five months in his role as Interim Chief Administrative Officer, where his extensive experiences have helped to transform and build the organization and prepare for the future expansion project.
David has held senior leadership roles as the CFO at TransUnion Canada and Northern Trust Canada, and senior finance positions at Aviva, Manulife, CIBC and RBC. David has also held various community leadership roles with several not-for-profit organizations including the Arthritis Society, the Victorian Order of Nurses, Prostate Cancer Canada and Financial Executives International (FEI) Canada.
Harry Jongerden will continue in his role as the TBG’s Garden Director, applying his expert knowledge of botanical garden design and operations in advising on the expansion plans under David’s overall leadership of the organization.