Rahul Bhardwaj is the president & CEO of the Toronto Community Foundation. He was formerly a corporate lawyer with a leading Canadian law firm and then vice-president of the Toronto 2008 Olympic Bid. His long history of community service includes serving as a past chair of the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival and currently as a member of the board of Metrolinx, the Stratford Festival of Canada, George Brown College, and Community Foundations of Canada. In 2007, he was appointed to Toronto’s “Blue Ribbon” Fiscal Review Panel . Rahul is a popular presenter and speaker, particularly on issues relating to the city, community and leadership as well as Toronto’s Vital Signs. He has been featured in local Toronto media as well as national and international media.