David R. Beatty, C.M., O.B.E.
David Beatty is Academic Director of the David and Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation . Currently, he serves as a Director of FirstService Corporation, Walter Energy and Canada Steamships Lines. Over his career he has served on over 35 Boards of directors and been Chair of 8 publicly traded companies. He was the founding Managing Director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (2003-2008). David served on Peter Drucker’s Foundation Board in the United States for over a decade, the last few years as Vice Chairman and was Chair of Upper Canada College from 1992-97.
Honorary Consul General for Papua New Guinea in Canada; Past Chairman, Upper Canada College, Toronto; Past Director of the Art Gallery of Ontario and The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Arts
Conway Director, Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics & Board Effectiveness and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management
Director, Institute of Corporate Directors
Chairman, Inmet Mining
Chairman, Western Canadian Coal
Director, Bank of Montreal; FirstService
Managing Director, CCGG
Founding Chairman, Orogen Minerals Ltd.
Vice Chairman (founding Chairman in Canada), Peter F. Drucker Foundation in the U.S.; Chair in Canada
President, Weston Foods, a Cdn $2 billion food processing company employing 12,000 people with 40 plants in Canada and the U.S., Weston Foods is part of Canada's 4th largest company, George Weston Limited, of which Mr. Beatty was a Director until his retirement
President, Gardiner Group Capital, a family holding company with interests in the oil and gas industry, hotels, and fast foods
Management consultant in Canada and the USA,
Director of the Central Planning Office and Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister in Papua New Guinea during the transition from colonial status to self government and Independence,
McKinsey & Co. and Chair of Canada Consulting Group,
Senior Transport Economist and Assistant Editor, Second Five Year Plan in the Central Planning Office of the Government of Tanzania,
Honors and Awards
Fellow of the Institute, Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada)
Officer Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Government
International Corporate Governance Network
Global Corporate Governance Forum
European Corporate Governance Institute