Joe Clark was the 16th Prime Minister of Canada serving from 19179 to 1980. He served as Secretary of State of External Affairs of Canada from 1984 to 1991. He is currently Vice-Chairman of the Global Leadership Foundation and serves on the advisory board of the Institute for the Study of International Development at McGill University, where he was the first Professor of Practice for Private-Public Sector Partnerships in the Centre for Developing-Area Studies. He has served as Minister of Constitutional Affairs, Acting Minister of both National Defence and Justice, Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, National Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, and been elected eight times to the House of Commons of Canada. From 1993 to 1996 he served as Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Cyprus and has led or co-led Election Observation teams in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Lebanon and Pakistan. Mr. Clark sits on the boards of various Canadian and international companies, and not-for- profit organizations, is a published author, and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors.