Robert C. Gillett is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology. He was appointed President in January 1996.
Prior to becoming President, he served as a Governor of Algonquin College for five years. Having forty years experience in education in Ontario, including thirteen years of teaching and administration and twenty-seven years of senior management, Mr. Gillett was Director of Education and Secretary/Treasurer for the Ottawa Board of Education.
As a teacher, Mr. Gillett taught at the high school level in both French and English. Mr. Gillett holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University as well as a Master’s degree in Education and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Ottawa.