Helen Burstyn has enjoyed a 30-year career in government, business, and community service. She served as the chair of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and president of the Canadian Club of Toronto. She is currently a director of several non-profit organizations, including Luminato, CAMH, TIFF, the Canadian Journalism Foundation, and The Pecaut Centre for Social Impact, an organization she recently co-founded. Helen has four daughters and a granddaughter. She lives in Toronto.