Robert Greenhill was appointed to the IDRC Board in October 2005. "He is currently serving his first term, which will expire in October 2009. Mr. Greenhill was appointed as President of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) in 2005. He started his career with McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm before joining Bombardier in 1995. While at Bombardier, he held a number of senior posts, including Senior Vice-President of Strategy; and President and Chief Operating Officer. In 2003, he became the Visiting Senior Executive at the International Development Research Centre.“ 
- Executive Vice Chair, China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development 
- Managing Director and Chief Business Officer, World Economic Forum
- Director, World Economic Forum USA 
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.