Real Estate Council of Ontario
Michael Beard was chosen to lead the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the fall of 2017. He has a solid history of business leadership and management, both in Canada and the United States, with organizations such as Bell and United Technologies. Most recently, Michael served as President and CEO of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA).
A natural problem-solver and strategic thinker, Michael has a strong regulatory background, familiarity with the Delegated Administrative Authority model, and knowledge of how to lead an organization with a wide array of stakeholders.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) and Master of Business Administration. In 2019, Michael completed the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program to earn an ICD.D designation.