Ruth Hubbard is a practitioner, advisor, explorer, and published writer about governance and management challenges, especially in the public and not-for-profit sectors. She served for more than a decade as a federal deputy minister, during the iImplementation of Canada’’s value-added tax (the GST). Later, she was Master of the Royal Canadian Mint and President of the Public Service Commission. She was a senior research fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Centre on Governance and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. from 2002 to 2017.