Bob MacKinnon is the President & CEO of the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC), a Crown corporation governed by the provincial Gaming Control Act, that oversees the conduct and management function of gaming in the Province. Bob is on the Board of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) where he is the Audit Committee Chair and serves on the People & Culture Committee. He previously served on the Governance Committee. Bob is also on the Board of the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation (ILC) and serves on its Fiscal Relations Committee.
Over his career, Bob has held a variety of roles in operations management, finance and accounting, and sales. He approaches his role with a focus that provides direction, follow-through and results within a complex business environment.
Bob is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.) degree and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Saint Mary’s University, completed the Directors Education Program (DEP) through the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and the Institute of Corporate Directors, and is an Institute Certified Director (ICD.D).
Outside of the office, Bob is active with his family and in the community. Recently, Bob was nominated as Volunteer of the Year and awarded this distinction in June 2019 by MPI Atlantic Chapter for his contributions in the community.
Bob was a long-time Board Member and Chair of the Development Committee of Hospice Halifax, and played a key role in establishing the province’s first residential hospice.