Michael P. Mueller is a member of the Board of Directors of Pediapharm Inc., Smarter Alloys, Emily’s House Children’s Hospice in Toronto and Mercal Capital Corporation. From 2003 to 2005, he was President and CEO of MDS Capital Corporation. Mr. Mueller previously held a series of senior executive positions at TD Bank Financial Group, including Vice Chairman and Global Head of Investment and Corporate Banking. He is a former Board member of the Scarborough Hospital (past Chair), the Scarborough Hospital Foundation, AIM Therapeutics Inc., Biovest Corp. 1, Budco, Tm BioScience Corp., MDS Capital Corporation and the Canadian Medical Discoveries Funds I and II. Mr. Mueller holds a BSc from Western University and an MBA from York University.
Cheryl Barker is a Board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of Canada Media Fund. She was President of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) from 2004 until her retirement in 2006. Ms. Barker’s career at MTS spanned 19 years, during which time she served in a variety of key positions, including: President and COO of MTS Communications Inc.; Chair, President and CEO of Bell Intrigna Inc.; and CFO and Treasurer of MTS. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), Ms. Barker holds a BSc and a General Certificate of Education from the University of Manitoba.
Diane Bean is a member of the Boards of Directors of Manulife International Ltd. (Asia) and The Insurance Company of the West Indies Ltd. and was founding Co-Chair of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council. At the time of her retirement in 2011, she was Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources, with responsibility for global HR, at Manulife Financial Corp. During her 30-year career with the company, she also served as Regional Executive in Canada, the US, Asia and Europe, and held senior positions in IT and Business Development. Ms. Bean holds a BCom from the University of Toronto.
Micheline Bouchard is a member of the Board of Directors of TELUS Corporation. She has extensive experience as a Director with public and private companies and volunteer boards. Past Board memberships include Banque Nationale de Paris, Ford Motor Company of Canada, London Insurance Group Inc. and Home Capital Group Inc./Home Trust Company. Ms. Bouchard was Global Corporate Vice President of Motorola, Inc., in the US after having served as President and CEO of Motorola, Inc. (Canada). She holds a BSc (Engineering Physics) and a MASc (Electrical Engineering) from the École Polytechnique, affiliated with the Université de Montréal. She has been awarded five honorary doctorates from Canadian universities. Ms. Bouchard is a Member of the Order of Canada and of the Ordre national du Québec, one of the top 100 women of influence in Canada and a Certified Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Léon Courville has devoted his entire career to the sciences of management and finance, serving as a professor and researcher at universities in Canada and the US before being appointed President of the National Bank of Canada. He is enjoying an active “retirement” as a corporate Director, an Associate Professor at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales, the business school affiliated with the Université de Montréal, and as proprietor of the vineyard, LÉON COURVILLE, he founded in 1999. Mr. Courville is a Board member of the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec and of the Institut économique de Montréal, and Chairman of the Montréal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivative Instruments (IFSID). His research and publications have garnered awards and bursaries in Canada and abroad, including the Coopers & Lybrand Award for The Storm: Navigating the New Economy. Mr. Courville holds a PhD (Economics) from Carnegie Mellon University.
Garnet Garven is Dean Emeritus of the Paul J. Hill School of Business and of the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business at the University of Regina. He is a Management Board member of the Pension Budget and Reserve Fund at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, and a voting member of the Accounting Standards Board (Canada). Most recently, he was a Senior Fellow at Canada’s Public Policy Forum, a national think tank based in Ottawa. He has served as Deputy Minister to the Premier of Saskatchewan, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Saskatchewan Public Service. He holds a BBA from the University of Regina, an MBA (Finance) from the University of Saskatchewan and an Honorary CPA from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Mr. Garven was a Research Fellow in Corporate Governance at the Ivey Business School, Western University. A founding Director of Greystone Managed Investments Inc. and former Chair and CEO of the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board, he has also served on a variety of other public, private and not-for-profit boards. In addition, he is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for leadership in business education and public policy.
Martin J. Glynn is a Board member of two public companies: Sun Life Financial Inc. and Husky Energy Inc. He also serves as Chair of UBC Investment Management Trust Inc. and is a Board member of the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and SOI Group Limited, a subsidiary of the University of St. Andrews associated with the Scottish Oceans Institute. Until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Glynn held progressively senior positions with HSBC, including President and CEO of HSBC Bank Canada from 1999 to 2003 and President and CEO of HSBC Bank USA from 2003 to 2006. He remains active in professional and community circles. From 2009 to 2010, he was the Jarislowsky Fellow in Business Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. Mr. Glynn holds a BA Honours (Economics) from Carleton University and an MBA (Finance and International Business) from the University of British Columbia.
Lynn Haight is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) at the World Bank and a member of the Board of Green Shield Canada. She is also Chair of the Independent Audit and Oversight Panel of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Ms. Haight sits on the Board of the Somerville College Foundation at the University of Oxford. In 2009, she retired as COO and CFO of the Foresters International Insurance Organization. She previously served as Vice President, US Fixed Annuities, and as Chief Accountant of Manulife Financial Corp. She has served as a Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Ontario Arts Council, and as Chair of Foresters Holdings Europe, of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, of the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi and of the Sectoral Advisory Group for business services to the Canadian Minister of Trade. Ms. Haight holds an MA Honours from the University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA), a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Fellow of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants. She is also a Certified Corporate Director.
Timothy E. Hodgson is Managing Partner of Alignvest Management Corporation. He was Special Advisor to Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Hodgson spent much of his early career with Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and served as CEO at Goldman Sachs Canada, Inc. from 2005 to 2010. He sits on the Boards of KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, LP, the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services, the Ivey Business School at Western University, The Next 36 and MEG Energy Corp. He is a past Board member of Goldman Sachs Canada, Inc. Mr. Hodgson holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School, and a BComm from the University of Manitoba. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
William A. MacKinnon is a Board member of TELUS Corporation, Pioneer Energy LP and Novadaq Technologies Inc. He is very active in professional and community circles and serves on the Boards of the Toronto Community Foundation and Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. An accountant by profession, Mr. MacKinnon joined KPMG LLP Canada in 1968, became a Partner in 1977 and was CEO from 1999 until his retirement at the end of 2008. For several years, he also served on the KPMG International Board of Directors. Mr. MacKinnon holds a BComm from the University of Manitoba. He obtained his CPA, CA designation in 1971 and, in 1994, was named a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA).