Mr. Hamilton has been a long time supporter of the Royal Ottawa having served on the Board of the ROHCG from 1980-1990 and Board Chair from 1985-1987. In addition, he was a trustee of the IMHR for seven years in the mid 1990s. He was previously Chair of the Open Minds Open Doors Capital Campaign. Mr. Hamilton is a past Chair of Hydro Ottawa Holdings Inc. and is a member of the Audit Committee of the Ottawa Hospital.
Educated at Queen’s University where he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Business Administration, Mr. Hamilton is a Chartered Accountant having worked with Thorne, Riddell & Co. Chartered Accountants. For over 25 years, he was affiliated with Algonquin College initially as a professor and as Dean of the School of Business. He retired as VP Finance and Administration and President of Acerra Learning Inc., the Corporate training subsidiary of Algonquin College. Throughout his career, Mr. Hamilton has maintained numerous business interests including real estate and investments. He is presently President of a number of firms specializing in these areas of business.