Grant is a corporate director, consultant and retired lawyer.  Throughout his career Grant has been involved in professional, community and charitable organizations.  He is known as a community leader dedicated to the success of causes that benefit human rights, health care, the arts and corporate governance.  Grant practiced corporate and commercial law in Ottawa until his retirement as a Senior Partner from Norton Rose Fulbright where he was Ottawa Managing Partner and member of the Management Committee.  Following his retirement, Grant was appointed Fairness Commissioner of Ontario for a two-year term from 2017 to 2019.  Grant provides corporate governance consulting services through his company, Beattie House Associates.  He is currently a member of the board of directors of the Ottawa Community Foundation, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation and is President of the Audette Foundation.