Hon. Roy MacLaren, PC

Chair Emeritus

Roy MacLaren was Canada’s Minister of State for Finance, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of International Trade. From 1996 to 2000 he was High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom. Before being elected Member of Parliament, he was a Foreign Service Officer in the Canadian diplomatic service with postings in Hanoi and Saigon, Prague and the United Nations in New York and Geneva. In Toronto, he was publisher and partner in the magazine publishing business and is the author of books on Canadian history. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Canada-India Business Council. He is married to the Reverend Doctor Susan Fischer MacLaren, a Lutheran pastor.