Don Leitch

Business Council of Manitoba

Don Leitch is the President and CEO of the Business Council of Manitoba.

Don has extensive public and private sector executive experience. For over 11 years he served as the Clerk of the Executive Council and Deputy Minister to the Premier of Manitoba. As the Cabinet Secretary he held the most senior position in the Provincial Civil Service and was the head of the Manitoba Civil Service.

He has served on numerous boards, including the boards of the Forks-North Portage Development Corporation and the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

He was awarded the 2000 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration (Manitoba).

Don earned a Master’s Degree in Natural Resources Management and a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Manitoba.