Board of DirectorsThe Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of the Institute, and is composed of distinguished individuals drawn from the Canadian business, research and professional communities.
Among the Board's principal functions are:
- the direction of CIFAR’s financial affairs;
- the appointment of CIFAR’s President and, on his or her recommendation, the Research Council and Fellows of the Institute;
- the approval of the Institute’s research programs and working agreements with universities and other institutions.
Board Chair, CIFAR
Bennett Jones LLP
Vice-Chair, CIFAR, Chair, Advancement & Communications Committee, CIFAR
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Fiera Capital Corporation
P. Ducros & Associates
Royal Bank of Canada
Wittington Investments Limited
Ira Gluskin & Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation
Ivest Corporation Inc.
Heenan Blaikie LLP
Imperial Capital Limited
Permian Industries Limited
O'Dea Management Limited
BMO Financial Group
Department of Economics
University of Chicago
Monitor Clipper Partners