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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
  • Donald Johnson
  • David Kassie
  • Tim MacDonald
  • Chris Tambakis

Development Committee

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

Chris Albinson

Managing Director, Founders Circle Capital
Paul J. Atkinson

Paul J. Atkinson

Managing Director, Southwest Sun Inc.

Toronto, ON

Nora Aufreiter

Nora Aufreiter

Director, Emeritus, McKinsey & Company

Toronto, ON

Brett Barakett

Brett Barakett

Chairman & CEO, Tremblant Capital LLC

New York, NY

E. Scott Beattie

E. Scott Beattie

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Arden Inc.

New York, NY/Miramar, FL

Amit Chakma

Amit Chakma

President & Vice Chancellor, Western University

London, ON

Henry K.S. Cheng

Henry K.S. Cheng

Chairman, New World Development Co. Ltd.

Hong Kong

Andy Chisholm

Andy Chisholm

Director, Royal Bank of Canada

Toronto, ON

Connie Clerici

Connie Clerici

Chief Executive Officer, Closing the Gap Healthcare Group

Mississauga, ON

Dean Connor

Dean Connor

President & CEO, Sun Life Financial

Toronto, ON

George A. Cope

George A. Cope

President & Chief Executive Officer, BCE Inc. and Bell Canada

Toronto, ON

David Cornhill

David Cornhill

Chairman of the Board and Founder, AltaGas Ltd.

Calgary, AB

Jill Denham

Jill Denham

Chair, Morneau Shepell Inc.

Toronto, ON

Darin E. Deschamps

Darin E. Deschamps

Head, Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd., Wells Fargo Securities

Toronto, ON

Cynthia Devine

Cynthia Devine

Chief Financial Officer, MLSE

Toronto, ON

Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans

Founder and Chair, Oxford Youth Lab
Trudy Fahie

Trudy Fahie

President & CEO, Walmart Canada Bank, EVP Financial Services and Corporate Affairs
Kirsten J. Feldman

Kirsten J. Feldman

Trustee, Environmental Defense Fund

New York, NY

John Francis

John Francis

Managing Director, Fraser Kearney Capital Corporation
Doug Guzman

Doug Guzman

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

Toronto, ON

Jon Hantho

Jon Hantho

Principal, Janus Advisory Services

Mississauga, ON

Laura Hantho

Laura Hantho

Director and Advisor

Toronto, ON

Linda Hasenfratz

Linda Hasenfratz

Chief Executive Officer, Linamar Corporation
Michael Hill

Michael Hill

Managing Director, Energy and Resources, CPPIB America Inc.

New York, NY

Paul J. Hill

Paul J. Hill

Chairman, President and CEO, Harvard Developments Inc. - Hill Group of Companies

Regina, SK

Tim Hockey

Tim Hockey

CEO and President, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

New York, NY

Ian O. Ihnatowycz

Ian O. Ihnatowycz

President and CEO, First Generation Capital Inc.

Toronto, ON

Richard W. Ivey

Richard W. Ivey

Chairman, Ivest Properties Ltd.

Toronto, ON

Donald K. Johnson, O.C.

Donald K. Johnson, O.C.

Member Advisory Board, BMO Capital Markets

Toronto, ON

Michael M. Kanovsky

Michael M. Kanovsky

Chairman and CEO, Sky Energy Corporation

Calgary, AB

David J. Kassie

David J. Kassie

Executive Chairman, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Toronto, ON

Louis Lagasse

Louis Lagassé

Chairman & CEO, Group Lagassé

Sherbrooke, QC

Pierre Lapointe

Pierre Lapointe

President, Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd.

Montreal, QC

Tom Lindsay

Tom Lindsay

President & COO, Belkorp Industries Inc.

Vancouver, BC

Stephen D. Lister

Stephen D. Lister

Managing Partner, Imperial Capital Group

Toronto, ON

Randy Lyons

Randy Lyons

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, Scotiabank

Toronto, ON

Terry Lyons

Terry Lyons

Lead Director, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. and Chairman, Sprott Resource Holdings Inc.

Vancouver, BC

Timothy E. MacDonald

Timothy E. MacDonald

Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Toronto, ON

Michael H. McCain

Michael H. McCain

President & Chief Executive Officer, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Toronto, ON

Sarah Morgenstern

Sarah Morgenstern

Country Head, Cubane Consulting

Toronto, ON

Pierre L. Morrissette

Pierre L. Morrissette

Executive Chairman, Pelmorex Corp.

Oakville, ON

Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien

President and GM, WW Canada

Toronto, ON

Gilles Ouellette

Gilles Ouellette

Group Head, BMO Asset Management and Chairman, BMO Nesbitt Burns, BMO Financial Group

Toronto, ON

Bryan Pearce

Bryan Pearce

Global Leader/EY Entrepreneur of the Year & Venture Capital, Ernst & Young

Boston, MA

Larry J. Rosen

Larry J. Rosen

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Harry Rosen Inc.

Toronto, ON

J. Paul Sabourin

J. Paul Sabourin

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Polar Asset Management Partners

Toronto, ON

Joseph C. Shlesinger

Joseph C. Shlesinger

Managing Director, Clearspring Capital Partners

Toronto, ON

Chris Tambakis

Chris Tambakis

CEO, North America, Adgar Investments & Development Inc.

Toronto, ON

Mark Vandenbosch

Mark Vandenbosch

Acting Dean, Ivey Business School
Scott Vanderwel

Scott Vanderwel

Senior Vice President, Operational and Process Improvement, Rogers Communications
V. Prem Watsa

V. Prem Watsa

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

Toronto, ON

Mark Whitmore

Mark Whitmore

Global Leader and Vice Chair, Deloitte Private

Toronto, ON

Michael A. R. Wilson

Michael A. R. Wilson

Co-CEO, 1251 Capital Group Inc.

Ottawa, ON

Andrew B. Wiswell

Andrew B. Wiswell

President & CEO, Imagine Enterprises Ltd.

Calgary, AB

Emeritus Advisory Board Members

  • Ralph M. Barford
  • Thomas H. Brent
  • Robert V. Brouillard
  • Geno F. Francolini
  • Barbara H. Fraser
  • Arkadi Kuhlmann
  • Richard M. Ivey
  • Gilles Lamoureux
  • Jon Love
  • Chris Matthews
  • Don McDougall
  • Michael Needham
  • Jeff Orr
  • Bruce H. Reid
  • Grant L. Reuber
  • William Shurniak
  • Douglas E. Speers
  • Allan R. Taylor
  • William P. Wilder