Bob Ramsay is the president of Ramsay Inc., a Toronto communications firm. He also organizes the speakers’ series, RamsayTalks, which presents some of the leading figures of the age, from Jodi Kantor and Niall Ferguson, to Eric Schmidt and Susan Rice. In addition, he writes opinion pieces for the mainline Toronto media, and during the pandemic has been writing a popular blog called The Plague-Ground. Years ago, he was the Chair of the International Festival of Authors. Finally, a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and last year he and his wife circumnavigated Manhattan by kayak.