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Peter Dey


Peter Dey

Executive in Residence, Rotman School of Management


Queens BSc 1963
Dalhousie LLB 1966
Harvard LLM 1967


Peter resides in Toronto. He has been chairman of Paradigm Capital, an independent investment dealer, since 2005. Peter is a director of Gran Tierra Energy and chairs The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of The Compensation and The Health, Safety and Environment Committees.

Peter is past chair of the Private Sector Advisory Group established by the International Finance Corporation focused on improving governance in emerging markets and is a past member of the International Advisory Committee of the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission.

Corporate Directorships

  • Addax Petroleum. Chair
  • CP Ships
  • Caracal Energy
  • Canadian Helicopters
  • Coventree, Inc.
  • Enablence Technologies
  • GE Canada
  • Goldcorp
  • Granite REIT
  • Stelco
  • Recently retired as a trustee of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

  • Partner specializing in corporate board issues and mergers and acquisitions from 2001 to 2005 and prior to that from 1985-1994 and from 1973-1983

    Morgan Stanley

  • Managing Director and Chairman of Morgan Stanley Canada (1994-2001)

    “Where Were the Directors?”

  • From 1993-1995 chaired the Toronto Stock Exchange Committee on corporate governance which established guidelines for the governance of Canadian corporations (also known as the “Dey Report”)

    Ontario Securities Commission

  • OSC Chair from 1993-1995


  • 2001: Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors
  • 2011: International Corporate Governance Network Award for distinguished work internationally in corporate governance
  • 2012: Bertha Wilson Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 2013: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 2014: Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries “Peter Dey Award in Corporate Governance”