Tim Brodhead was President and CEO of the McConnell Foundation from 1995 to 2011 and Interim President of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation from 2013-2014. Prior to that, Tim spent 25 years working in international development, first in West Africa and then as founding director of several NGOs. From 1987-1992 he was Executive Director of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC), a national association of over 120 Canadian international development agencies.

Tim recently helped launch Climate Legacy, an initiative to engage Ontario seniors in action and advocacy to address the climate crisis. He has served on many not-for-profit boards and currently is a board member of Reconciliation Canada, the Arctic Inspiration Prize, the Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement, Shorefast Foundation, the Musagetes and MaRS Solutions Lab advisory boards, and several granting foundations.

Tim has received five honourary degrees and in 2001 was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.