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Ivey Advisory Board

The Role of the Ivey Advisory Board

Since the founding of the Western Business School in 1948, the School has benefited from the support of an Advisory Committee, consisting of influential members of the business community in Canada.

The Board helps further the mission and aims of the School, and acts as a visible body of leadership, influence and support with the external constituencies Ivey serves. The Board provides a link to those individuals and organizations with the resources, knowledge, and contacts the School requires to achieve its objectives and fulfil its mission.

Principal Functions of the Ivey Advisory Board

  1. Advise the School, through the Dean, on issues that have the most significant impact on the accomplishment of the School's mission and strategy. Assist in the development and on-going review of the School's long-term planning and special initiatives. Represent the interests and needs of external constituencies to the School.
  2. Communicate, endorse and advocate the School's interests to external constituencies such as the University administration and business community, to raise its profile as a leading management education provider, and to engender support and understanding of its goals.
  3. Assist the School in meeting its financial development objectives, through direct participation in the identification and cultivation of significant forms of support from individuals and organizations.
  4. Act as a sounding board to the Dean on issues pertaining to the advancement of the School and the achievement of its vision.

Chair

Andy Chisholm

Committees

Executive Committee

  • Chair: Andy Chisholm
  • Nora Aufreiter
  • Scott Beattie
  • David Cornhill
  • Cynthia Devine
  • Laura Hantho
  • Tim Hockey
  • Stephen Lister
  • Tim MacDonald
  • Chris Tambakis

Development Committee

  • Chair: Chris Tambakis
  • Andy Chisholm
  • Darin Deschamps
  • Tim MacDonald
  • Sarah Morgenstern
  • Joe Shlesinger

Chris Albinson

Partner, Breakaway Growth Fund

Paul Atkinson

Managing Director, Southwest Sun Group Inc.

Toronto, ON

Nora Aufreiter

Director, Emeritus, McKinsey & Company

Toronto, ON

Brett Barakett

Chairman & CEO, Tremblant Capital Group

New York, NY

E. Scott Beattie

Vice Chairman, Revlon Inc.

New York, NY/Miramar, FL

Henry K.S. Cheng

Chairman, New World Development Co. Ltd.

Hong Kong

Andy Chisholm

Board Director, Royal Bank of Canada

Toronto, ON

Brent Choi

CEO, Angry Butterfly

Toronto, ON

Connie Clerici

Executive Chair of the Board, Closing the Gap Healthcare Group

Mississauga, ON

Dean Connor

President & CEO, Sun Life Financial

Toronto, ON

George A. Cope

Chair, Board of Directors, Bank of Montreal

Toronto, ON

David Cornhill

Chairman of the Board and Founder, AltaGas Ltd.

Calgary, AB

Pat Cronin

Chief Risk Officer, BMO Financial Group

Nan DasGupta

Managing Director and Senior Partner, The Boston Consulting Group

Jill Denham

Chair, Morneau Shepell Inc.

Toronto, ON

Darin E. Deschamps

Head, Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd.

Toronto, ON

Cynthia Devine

CFO, Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment

Toronto, ON

Sarah Evans

Founder, Westside School, Oxford Youth Lab

Trudy Fahie

CEO, Duo Bank

Kirsten J. Feldman

Trustee, Environmental Defense Fund

New York, NY

John Francis

Managing Director, Fraser Kearney Capital Corporation

Doug Guzman

Group Head, Wealth Management & Insurance, Royal Bank of Canada

Toronto, ON

Jon Hantho

President & CEO, CBI Health Group

Mississauga, ON

Laura Hantho

Director & Advisor, Janus Advisory Services

Toronto, ON

Linda Hasenfratz

CEO, Linamar Corporation

Michael Hill

Managing Director | Energy & Resources | Real Assets | Head of New York Office, CPPIB

New York, NY

Paul J. Hill

Chairman, President & CEO, Harvard Developments Inc.

Regina, SK

Tim Hockey

Past-President & CEO, TD Ameritrade Corporation

New York, NY

Sharon Hodgson

Dean, Ivey Business School

Ian O. Ihnatowycz

President and CEO, First Generation Capital Inc.

Toronto, ON

Richard W. Ivey

Chairman & CEO, Ivest Corporation Inc.

Toronto, ON

Donald K. Johnson, O.C.

Member Advisory Board, Bank of Montreal Financial Group

Toronto, ON

Michael M. Kanovsky

CEO, Sky Energy Group

Calgary, AB

Rob Kumer

Chief Investment Officer, KingSett Capital

Pierre Lapointe

Vice Chairman & Head of Private Wealth, Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd.

Montreal, QC

Stephen Lister

Chairman, Private Debt Partners Inc.

Toronto, ON

Randy Lyons

SVP, Enterprise Strategy, Scotiabank

Toronto, ON

Terry Lyons

Corporate Director, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.; Martinrea International Inc.; SRHI Inc.

Vancouver, BC

Kyle MacDonald

Chief Executive Officer, Harbour Grace Holdings Inc.

Timothy E. MacDonald

Partner, Strategy & Transactions, EY Parthenon

Toronto, ON

Lani Martin

Co-Founder, Impact 100 London

Michael H. McCain

President & CEO, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Toronto, ON

Erik Mikkelsen

Managing Partner / President & CRO, Auxo Management LP / Stealth Monitoring Inc.

Toronto, ON

Sarah Morgenstern

Strategic Advisor

Toronto, ON

Kevin A. O'Brien

President and General Manager, Weight Watchers Canada

Toronto, ON

Gilles G. Ouellette

Chairman, BMO Asset Management

Toronto, ON

Bryan Pearce

Managing Director, Lighthouse Perspectives

Boston, MA

Nav Rahemtulla

Founder & Partner, LightBay Capital

Paul Sabourin

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Polar Asset Management Partners

Toronto, ON

Alan Shepard

President & Vice-Chancellor, Western University

Joseph C. Shlesinger

Managing Director, Clearspring Capital Partners

Toronto, ON

Rich Stephenson

Former Managing Director, JPMorgan

Chris G. Tambakis

CEO, Adgar Canada

Toronto, ON

Salim Teja

Partner, Radical Ventures

Mark Vandenbosch

Professor Emeritus, Ivey Business School

Scott Vanderwel

Founder & President, Snoball Initiatives Inc.

Toronto, Ontario

V. Prem Watsa

Chairman & CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.

Toronto, ON

Michael Wilson

Co-CEO, 1251 Capital Group Inc.

Ottawa, ON