Ambassador to the United Nations on Caring Leadership

In this episode, Marian M.P. Temelkov, Global CEO of Dynamis Group, welcomes to the podcast Bob Rae – Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York.

Tune in and hear about:

✔️ Why great leaders should go into politics,

✔️ What does it take to work in the public service,

✔️ The role of ego, resilience, and care in leadership,

✔️ How do high-level leaders balance their personal and professional lives,

✔️ What makes business and politics so similar, and much more!

Bob Rae

Bob Rae is the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York. He served as Premier of Ontario from 1990-1995, interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011-2013. Mr. Rae taught law and public policy at the University of Toronto and was a partner and senior counsel to the law firm OKT LLP, specializing in indigenous law and constitutional issues. Bob Rae is a Privy Councillor, a Companion of the Order of Canada, a member of the Order of Ontario. In October 2017, Mr. Rae was appointed as Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar. In this role, he engaged in diplomatic efforts to address the crisis in the country’s Rakhine State and wrote the report “Tell Them We’re Human” in 2018. In March 2020, he was named by Prime Minister Trudeau to be Canada’s Special Envoy on Humanitarian and Refugee Issues. This led to his report “A Global Pandemic Requires a Global Response”, which was made public shortly before his appointment as Ambassador to the UN. In addition to several government reports, he is the author of five books. Along with music, reading, and writing, he loves tennis, golf, and fishing. Mr. Rae is married to Arlene Perly Rae, writer and public advocate on issues affecting women and children. They have three daughters and five grandchildren.

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