Hugh Mackenzie is principal in an economic consulting business, Hugh Mackenzie and Associates, based in Toronto. He has worked for over 40 years in a variety of capacities related to public policy development in the trade union movement, the private sector, and at all three levels of government.
He is a Research Associate of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and of the Centre for Urban Studies at the University of Toronto.
He is the nominee of AMAPCEO on the Ontario Pension Board. He served on the Board of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan from 2007 to 2014. He is a former member of the Actuarial Standards Oversight Committee of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. He is a member of the Pension Investment Advisory Committee of the Canada Post Pension Plan and Chair of the Investment Committee of the Atkinson Charitable Foundation.
From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Mackenzie was Executive Director of the Ontario Fair Tax Commission.
He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and holds a Masters degree in economics (public finance) from the University of Wisconsin (Madison).