Michael GoldbloomChairman of the Board
Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Bishop's University
Michael Goldbloom was appointed to the position of Chair of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors, on April 3, 2018, for a five-year term.
He began his career as a labour lawyer at Martineau Walker (now Fasken) in 1981, and has significant experience in Canada’s news media industry, serving in the role of Publisher for both the Toronto Star from 2004 to 2006 and the Montreal Gazette from 1994 to 2001.
Mr. Goldbloom has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke since 2008. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the YMCA de Montréal.
He also served as President of Alliance Quebec and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ville Marie Social Services Centre, Selwyn House School in Montreal and of the YMCA of Quebec Foundation in a volunteer capacity, furthering his community-focused leadership.
In December 2013, Mr. Goldbloom was appointed to the Order of Canada for his work building bridges between Montreal’s English- and French-speaking communities.
Mr. Goldbloom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Modern European History and Literature from Harvard University (1974), and a Bachelors of Civil Law (1978) and Common Law (1979) from McGill University.