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HBA Leadership Day

September 12, 2018

HBA Leadership Day

On Wednesday September 12, the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership will host our sixth annual HBA Leadership Day - a day dedicated to the development of our students as leaders. The HBA class will have the opportunity to have a first-hand look at the development of good leadership from some of Canada’s most respected practitioners.

The day will begin with a panel of leaders representing a broad range of perspectives and led by Ivey Professor Gerard Seijts, Executive Director of the Institute for Leadership and author of the book Leadership in Practice - Theory and Cases in Leadership Character and co-author of Developing Leadership Character. The panel discussion focuses on the learning that happens to good leaders throughout their lives. Three leaders will participate in the panel beginning at 8:15 am in the BMO Auditorium:

Andy Chisholm, MBA ‘85
Director, Royal Bank of Canada
Chair, Ivey Advisory Board

Franca Gucciardi
CEO, McCall MacBain Foundation

Mona Malone, HBA ‘94
Chief Talent Officer, BMO Financial Group

Keynote Address: A facilitated discussion with special guests will bring the day to a close. This portion of the event will take place from 11:45 am -1:00pm in the BMO Auditorium. Space is limited and all HBA1s must be admitted into the auditorium before additional guests will be granted entrance.


  • Gerard Seijts
  • HBA1
  • Leadership