Global Philanthropic Canada is delighted to welcome R.A. (Bob) Baker as Senior Consultant to the Ontario consulting team, effective October 23, 2018. Bob is located in the Toronto office.
“I’m extremely happy to welcome Bob to our national team of professionals,” said CEO Guy Mallabone. “Bob brings 30 years of executive experience working with not-for-profits which complements our Ontario team beautifully. We are excited to share his knowledge with our clients.”
Bob’s expertise spans leadership, organizational improvement and team building. He is an experienced CEO and senior executive, working at national charities, healthcare and higher education, including Ryerson University, Habitat for Humanity Canada, Canadian Diabetes Association, TVOntario and Lakeridge Health Foundation.
Bob has extensive hands-on experience designing and implementing integrated strategies, building brand and reputation, generating revenue streams and moving decisions forward. His particular area of expertise is strategic planning, governance best practices and developing integrated revenue generating plans. He has extensive experience in strategic philanthropy and marketing in the not-for-profit sector, having raised in excess of $250 million in support. As the Managing Director of The Baker Group Inc., Bob has developed comprehensive planning documents for Community Development Council Durham, Parkwood National Historic Site and the Arthritis Research Foundation.
An experienced facilitator and instructor, Bob is a member of the faculty that delivers the Not-for-Profit Leadership Certificate Program at UOIT’s Management Development Centre, where he teaches Strategic and Operational Planning. He also delivers workshops at major conferences.
He is a graduate of the MBA program at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, holds a BA in Communication Studies from the University of Windsor. He has completed both the Masters Certificate in Public Sector Management at UOIT and the NFP Directors Program offered by ICD through the Rotman School of Management.