The C.D. Howe Institute has appointed Bob Baldwin as chair of its pension policy council. 

With more than 30 years of experience, Baldwin is an Ottawa-based expert in retirement income.

Between 1976 and 2005, he worked for the Canadian Labour Congress, with a decade spent as director of social and economic policy. Currently, he’s also a director at Addenda Capital and Tradex Management Inc., chair of the board of trustees of the Canada Wide Industrial Pension Plan, advisor to the Global Risk Institute’s National Pension Hub and a member of the expert panel on income security of the Ottawa Council on Aging.

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“Bob has distinguished himself as a member of the C.D. Howe Institute’s pension policy council,” said William Robson, president and chief executive officer of the institute, in a press release. “We are pleased at the prospect of benefiting further from his wisdom and experience, which make him one of Canada’s foremost authorities on retirement income, in his new role as chair of the council.”

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