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Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors

 

Alan Torrie

Board Chair

Alan Torrie is President & CEO of Morneau Shepell Ltd, the largest Canadian-owned firm providing human resource consulting and outsourcing services in the areas of pensions, benefits and employee health and assistance programs. Prior to joining Morneau Shepell, Alan held senior executive positions over 25 years in Canadian health care and health and life science companies as COO of Retirement Residence REIT (Revera), President and CEO of MDS Laboratories and CEO of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital.

He has served on numerous community Boards as past chair and Director of AMREF (African Medical Research and Education Foundation), and is currently on the Board of Appleby College. Alan joined the Trillium Board in 2008, and was most recently in the role of Vice Chair.

 

Nick Zelenczuk

Board Treasurer

Nick Zelenczuk is the Senior Vice President and CFO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan to pay current benefits on behalf of 17 million Canadian contributions and beneficiaries. Nick has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Nick is active on a number of boards including the CICA Canadian Performance Reporting Board, the Wellesley Institute and Opera Atelier. Nick joined the Trillium Board in 2008 and has served as: Chair of Resources Committee, Chair of Audit Committee, and Treasurer.

Sacha Ghai

Sacha Ghai is a Partner in the Toronto office of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. Sacha leads the Canadian Financial Services practice, and is a co-founder of the Institutional Investor practice. He has deep financial services experience in private equity, venture capital, banking and insurance.

Sacha has written extensively on the impact of demographic change on global capital markets. His work has been presented at the World Economic Forum and has appeared in leading publications. Sacha received a B.A.Sc. in Biochemistry from McMaster University and a MBA from the Harvard Business School. Sacha joined the Board of Trillium in 2010.

 

Joanne Rogers

Joanne Rogers is an assurance partner with Grant Thornton LLP with more than 30 years experience. Her practice focuses on publicly listed entities and publicly accountable organizations including public sector entities and larger not-for profit entities.

Joanne has been a volunteer Board member for Mississauga Arts Council, Peel Lunch & After School Program (PLASP), and Peel HIV/AIDS Network. Joanne has served on The Credit Valley Hospital’s Board since 2002, and has held numerous positions, including Board Chair. During her two year term as Chair of the Board of CVH, Joanne was also an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors of The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation.

 

William Rogers

William Rogers is the managing director and CEO of CCC Investment Banking, a mid-market investment banking firm specializing in corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Bill has over 30 years experience in corporate finance in the areas of financing, restructuring, value-creation strategies, and advising the boards of public and private companies and corporate governance.

Bill has served on the Boards of SIR Royalty Income Fund, Cuddy International Corporation, Trust Mark Auto Group Inc. and on the Advisory Board of Corbec Corporation. Bill has served on the Trillium Board since 2003, in numerous roles on the Governance Committee, Community Advisory Committee, Quality Committee and Resources Committee, and the Information Management Sub Committee. Most recently, Bill was the Board Chair at Trillium.

 

Neil Skelding

Neil Skelding is president & CEO of RBC Insurance with global responsibility for RBC’s insurance businesses, including life and health, home and auto, travel, and global reinsurance.

Neil holds several industry related roles as Chair of the Industry Advisory Committee of Assuris, and Chair of the Standing Committee on marketplace relations for the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association where he is also a director.

Neil is active in the community having served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Credit Valley Hospital since 2009. During that time he served as Treasurer and Chair of the Resources Committee, Treasurer and Vice Chair of the Board, and most recently as Chair of the Board. He is also on the Principal’s Advisory Council for the University of Toronto (Mississauga campus).

 

Pam Turner

Pam Turner is a retired business leader with extensive operations experience with Bell Canada and in business development with CGI (IT Services). Pam has led large teams focused on delivering quality customer service and new product introduction in an environment of continuous change.

Pam has been an active volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society, Skills for Employment Life and Family (formerly The Peel Literacy Guild) and the Alzheimer Society Peel. She is the past President of the Credit Valley Hospital Volunteer Partners, and has been a volunteer with Credit Valley since 2005. Pam joined the Board of Credit Valley in 2009 and has served as: Vice Chair, Quality and Performance; Vice Chair, Human Resources; and Board representative to Ethics Committee.

 

Karen Wensley

Karen Wensley is a private consultant, providing HR related services including executive coaching and facilitation, as well as consulting services to the federal government on R&D policy. She is also a Lecturer on Business Ethics at the University of Waterloo, and a Volunteer mentor with the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council.

Before her retirement, Karen was a Partner at Ernst & Young with overall responsibility for the HR functions of Ernst & Young Canada, and previously as a tax partner, specializing in the health care, biotechnology and IT industries. Her clients included several major research hospitals, and she also worked with the Boards of Directors and Audit Committees of her large public company clients.

Karen has served on the board of several organizations, including the Information Technology Association of Canada, and the Association for Bright Children.

 

Tim McGuire

Tim McGuire is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, a leading global strategy consulting firm. Tim serves a broad base of North American and global companies predominantly in the retail and consumer goods and services sectors. Specializing in strategy, operations improvements, and growth programs, he works with Boards of Directors and senior management teams to develop strategies and drive successful implementation.

Tim has served on the Board of Trustees of United Way of Toronto and has been an active fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society. Tim joined the Board of Credit Valley in 2009. He has served as Chair, Quality & Performance; Board representative to the Medical Advisory Committee; and as a member of the Executive Committee.

 

Edward Sellers

Edward Sellers is a senior partner in the business law department and chair of the restructuring practice group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt. In his role Edward provides mission-critical advice to clients on commercial matters with an emphasis on restructurings and related acquisitions divestitures, financings and governance.

His community leadership includes serving on the University of Winnipeg Board of Regents and the University of Manitoba Senate, as director and executive committee member of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, and as director of The St. Patrick’s Benevolent Society of Toronto. Edward joined the Trillium Board in 2007 and has served as: Board Secretary and as a Community Advisory Committee, Governance, and Quality Committee Member.

 

Wayne Bossert

Wayne Bossert leads RBC’s personal and business sales forces across Canada. He is responsible for ensuring a customer centric delivery model which provides leading client satisfaction, revenue growth and operating efficiency. Prior to his appointment in 1999 as Vice President, Sales Strategy, he held various administrative, human resource management and sales leadership roles in the Prairies, Montreal and Toronto.

Wayne serves as a Director of Symcor Inc., RBC Direct Investing, RBC Global Asset Management Inc., and Royal Trust Corporation. He also chairs the Board of Royal Mutual Funds Inc. and served on the Audit & Resources Committee for Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga.

 

Lee Stem

Lee Stem is an executive consultant with over 35 years of business experience. Lee has held executive leadership positions for several organizations including VP, Information and Technology, for the Insurance Bureau of Canada and CIO for the Toronto District School Board. Lee is a founding partner with Chartwell Inc., a consulting company focused on applying information technology to improving business results. As CEO and Chairman over a 20+ year period, he has accumulated an invaluable wealth of business experience.

Lee joined the Board of Credit Valley in 2008. He has held the positions of Chair and Vice Chair of the Resources Committee, Vice Chair, Performance Monitoring, and most recently as Treasurer of the Board.

 

Fred Kuntz

Fred Kuntz is Vice President of Public Affairs at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), an independent, non-partisan think tank on global governance. He was previously editor-in-chief of the Toronto Star and Associate Editor of The Globe and Mail.

Fred has a BA in journalism from Ryerson University, an honorary doctorate of letters from Wilfrid Laurier University and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Previous board roles include the Trillium Health Centre, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery and Rotary Club of Kitchener. In 2006, he won the Michael R. Follett award for “Community Leader of the Year” in Kitchener Waterloo. Fred joined the Trillium board in 2009.