Michael de Pencier

Michael de Pencier is a Canadian investor and entrepreneur. His life work has seen him inducted into both the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. As the Chairman of Key Publishers, Michael launched and managed Toronto Life and other top Canadian publications. Michael has previously served on the board of World Wildlife Fund Canada and is also a cofounder of the environmentally-focused investment firm Investeco Capital.

The Honourable Bill Graham

The Honourable Bill Graham is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of National Defense, and interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. He has been inducted into the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and is a Senior Fellow at Massey College. His business experience includes directorships at both Graymont Limited and Sea NG Corporation. Since retiring from politics in 2007, he has served as Chancellor of Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

George D.B. Butterfield

George D.B. Butterfield is a Canadian-Bermudan businessman and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Butterfield & Robinson, a luxury active travel company. In 2006, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. George has served as chairman of the Ontario College of Art and Design University’s capital campaign, and has also been involved with PEN Canada, Canadian Paraplegic Association, and the World Wildlife Fund Canada.

Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins is a Canadian businessman. He is the President and principal shareholder in the Laurentian Media Group, a diversified media company which includes Northern Life, Northern Ontario Business, and Sudbury Living in its portfolio. Michael currently serves as the Vice Chair of Laurentian University, and has served in the past as chair, director, or president of: the Canadian Business Press, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Community Newspaper Association.