October 15, 2019
David McIsaac
David McIsaac
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) is pleased to announce the appointment of David McIsaac as Chief Executive Officer. David is an accomplished business professional and Chartered Professional Accountant with extensive leadership, financial and operational experience in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. David’s leadership will be instrumental in advancing the organization in becoming an expanded world-class botanical garden and cultural institution for the City of Toronto.

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.