Donnan is a business leader and consultant to the consumer products, retail and technology industries, and a frequent speaker to corporations and groups on topics related to international trade, food and agriculture. He is a senior partner and the global food and beverage sector lead for the management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, in Chicago, providing strategic and project advice including restructuring programs, acquisitions and growth opportunities to CEOs and other senior executives of large global companies in the consumer products and retail sectors.
Donnan previously was a partner in Bridge Strategy Group and KPMG Peat Marwick and is a special advisor to Feeding America and the Global Foodbanking Network. He is a board member of Rubicon Organics, which operates high-technology organic greenhouses in Canada and the U.S.; and serves on the advisory board of the Global Midwest Alliance as well several food and agriculture startups in Chicago.
Donnan is a registered professional engineer and certified management consultant, both in Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he earned a master's of business administration degree.