Portrait of Richard W. Ivey

HBA '72, LLD '13

Chairman, Ivest Properties Ltd., Chair MaRS EXCITE

Richard W. Ivey is Chairman of Ivest Properties Ltd., a real estate development and management company, and Chair of MaRS EXCITE (Excellence in Clinical Innovation and Technology Evaluation).

Richard currently serves on the Boards of MaRS Discovery District, EXCITE International, and the Ivey Foundation. He also serves as Chair of the Patron's Council of Dying With Dignity and on the Advisory Boards of Social Capital Partners and the Ivey Business School. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2005.

Richard practised law at Torys until 1982. He has served in a variety of executive roles with companies in the packaging, logistics, and real estate industries for the past 35 years.