Stuart Swanson is a retired federal public servant and former Senior Director, Operations Management for Regional Operations for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. He is a Certified Public Accountant (retired). Since his retirement from the public service, Stuart has worked as a consultant in the field of risk management. He is an active volunteer for Hospice Care Ottawa and is currently Recording Secretary for the board of directors. In addition, Stuart drafted Hospice Care Ottawa’s strategic risk management plan and is working on a branding initiative. In his spare time, he is a fitness enthusiast and has the Tough Mudder obstacle race to his credit.