Director, BCG Centre for Canada’s Future
Keith Halliday joined Boston Consulting Group in 1997. He is the director of BCG’s Centre for Canada's Future and a core member of the global Public Sector and Financial Institutions practices at BCG.
As director of the Centre for Canada's Future, Keith works with Canadian and global BCG experts to identify and analyze Canada's biggest challenges and opportunities. The Centre works to move Canada forward by convening leaders across business, government, and nonprofit sectors to work together.
Prior to his current role, Keith was the global segment manager for the corporate banking segment of BCG's Financial Institutions practice. He advised clients in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, managed BCG's industry-leading CB Performance Benchmarking program, and led the CB Knowledge team in London, Frankfurt, Chicago, and Delhi.
Before joining BCG, Keith was a foreign service officer with the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, where he served at the Mission of Canada to the European Union in Brussels. He has also served as executive assistant to the Premier of the Yukon Territory. He is the author of the MacBride Museum Yukon Kids Series of youth historical adventure novels.
How Canada can overcome its slower start and deliver low-carbon hydrogen to Northeast Asian consumers.
By embracing sustainable agricultural practices, Canada can leverage soil as an asset to fight climate change and the biodiversity crisis. New financial instruments are required to reward farmers not only for what they produce, but also for what they preserve.
Agriculture technology is the key to a low carbon, sustainable global food system. Seven specific technologies hold great promise to kick start Canada's transformation to a low carbon food powerhouse.
Trends in battery supply chains coupled with the US’s Inflation Reduction Act present a tremendous opportunity for Canada and Canadian companies, if we act now.
As the world continues to change dramatically, one thing remains constant: the need for strong and effective leadership. Here is how Generative Leadership principles can empower public sector teams to address the key challenges in today's disruptive times.
2022 has highlighted how critical food is to us. The planet's population will grow by a quarter by 2050, while at the same time we face the imperative of cutting emissions. As a top global agricultural producer and innovator, Canada has both an opportunity and an obligation to take action.
Canada’s burgeoning low-carbon tech sector could capture an outsize share of the US$21 trillion in new investment over the next decade, but significant action from Canada’s public and private sector leaders is needed today to avoid missing the opportunity.
Recent announcements have brought new momentum to the build-out of carbon capture in Canada, which is critical to achieving our climate targets and long-term economic competitiveness. It’s now time for both the public and private sectors to build on this momentum and seize the carbon capture opportunity.
With the vaccine rollout underway in Canada, the question now is not whether we will get through the crisis, but what Canada will look like afterwards. How do we ensure a prosperous future for Canadians in the post-vaccine normal? That is the trillion dollar question.
Consumers and small businesses account for nearly one-fifth of Canada’s carbon emissions. Who will help finance their transition to greener cars, homes, and offices?
BCG’s Centre for Canada’s Future has assessed the infrastructure landscape in Canada, identifying the drivers of—and solutions to—an infrastructure deficit that has been estimated at more than $250 billion by other thought leaders. This report is part of BCG's support of the CanInfra Challenge and Canadian Transformational Infrastructure Summit.