Board of Directors
The 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.
Board Chair, CIFAR
Corporate Director, Toronto
Alan Bernstein, O.C.
President & CEO, CIFAR, Toronto
Dean, Faculty of Arts, McGill University, Montreal
Bruce H. Mitchell
President & CEO, Permian Industries Limited, Toronto
David A. Dodge, O.C.
Immediate Past Chair
Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP, Ottawa
Peter J. G. Bentley, O.C.
Director & Chair Emeritus,
Canfor Corporation, Vancouver
Corporate Director, San Francisco
Jean-Guy Desjardins, C.M.
Chairman, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Fiera Capital Corporation, Montreal
Senior Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada, Quebec
Corporate Director, Victoria
Morten N. Friis
Non-Executive Director, Royal Bank of Scotland, Toronto
Anthony R.M. Graham
Vice-Chair, Wittington Investments, Limited, Toronto
Founder & Past Chair, Ecotrust Canada, Vancouver
Stephen D. Lister
Managing Partner, Imperial Capital, Toronto
Clarkson Centre for Board Effectiveness, University of Toronto
A. Anne McLellan, P.C., O.C.
Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones, Alberta
Gilles G. Ouellette
Group Head, BMO Wealth Management, Toronto
Former President, Dell Canada and Latin America
Hugo F. Sonnenschein
President Emeritus & Distinguished Professor, University of Chicago
William L. Young
Chairman, Magna International Inc.