Global Council

The purpose of the Smith Global Council is to assist the School in expanding its presence and building its reputation around the world. Council members are typically based outside of Canada, offering an international perspective on matters affecting the School.

Atkins, Shan

Shan Atkins, BCom'79
Corporate Director
Chetrum Capital LLC
Barrington, IL, USA

Banks, Dame Pamela Gordon

Dame Pamela Gordon Banks, EMBA’98, LLD’13
Former Premier of Bermuda
Paget, Bermuda

Bazley, Corry

Corry Bazley
Global Head of Financial Sales & Cross Business Solutions
Intercontinental Exchange | ICE
New York, NY, USA

Simon Brown, BCom'93
Co-Founder
LeBaronBrown
New York, NY, USA

Iain Bruce, BCom'81
Principal
Barrell Mill Advisors, LLC
New York, NY, USA

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David Caldana, BCom'99
Co-Founder
Borough Kitchen
London, UK

Jason Capello, BCom'96
CIO and Managing Partner
Merchants’ Gate Asset Management LP
New York, NY, USA

Don Carty, BA'68, LLD'01
Chairman, Virgin America Airlines & Porter Airlines
Dallas, TX, USA

Chris Chin-A-Loy, BCom'00
Design, Strategy & Management Consulting
Round Hill Capital
London, UK

Jerry del Missier, BSc'85, MBA'87
Executive Chairman
Copper Street Capital LLP
London, UK

Friedli, Rolf

Rolf Friedli
Partner & Chairman
Capvis Equity Partners AG
Zurich, Switzerland

Ian Friendly, BCom'83
Retired Executive VP & COO
U.S. Retail, General Mills Inc.

Gazdig, Grant

Grant Gazdig, Bcom'89
Managing Partner
Access Capital Limited
London, UK

Cyril Goddeeris, BCom'00
Co-Head, Global Funding & Inventory Management
Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC
New York, NY USA

Steven Goldbach, BCOM'96
Chief Strategy Officer
Deloitte LLP
New York, NY, USA

Goldthorpe, Adrienne

Adrienne Goldthorpe, BCom'99
New York, NY, USA

Goldthorpe, Ted

Ted Goldthorpe, BCom'99
Managing Partner
BC Partners
New York, NY, USA

Goodes, Mel

Mel Goodes, BCom'57, LLD'94
Retired CEO, Warner-Lambert Co (now Pfizer)
Mendham, NJ, USA

Goodes, Nancy

Nancy Goodes
Mendham, NJ, USA

Ken Grewal, BCom'96
Private Investor
Toronto, ON

Alvin Hew, BCom’86
Group Managing Director
Southgate Ventures
Singapore

Hoffmeister, Stephen

Stephen Hoffmeister
Managing Director
Advent International Corp
Boston, MA, USA

Mike Humphries, BCom'93
Principal
Polygon Global Partners LLP
London, UK

Zouheir Jarkas
Senior Advisor
Mubadala Development Company
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Tom Kinnear, BCom'66, PhD, LLD'02
D. Maynard Phelps Professor of Business Administration and Marketing
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Leith, Rosemary

Rosemary Leith, BCom'83
Director
World Wide Web Foundation
London, UK

Christiane Lemieux, BA (Hon)'92
Founder and CEO
The Inside
New York, USA

Blair Look, BCom'90
Head of Investments
ASFO Ltd
London, UK

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Walt Macnee, BA'77(English), BEd'78
Vice Chairman
MasterCard Worldwide
Toronto, ON, Canada

David Main, BCom'80
Director, Talisman Management Ltd.
CEO, Swets Information Services, Talisman Management Swets Information Services
London, UK

Stephen Miles, BA'90, ExecMBA'99
CEO
The Miles Group
New York, NY, USA

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Vineet Mitera, BCom’96
Principal
Ward Ferry Management Ltd.
Hong Kong

Nixon, John

John Nixon, BCom'78
Retired Executive Director
ICAP
Jersey City, NJ, USA

Ryan Pedlow, BCom’98
Founder & CEO
Two Creeks Capital
New York, NY, USA

Phillips, Cynthia

Cynthia Phillips, BCom'84
Associate Executive Director
LMU Entrepreneurship Centre LMU Munich
Munich, Germany

Powis, Chuck

Chuck Powis, BCom'86
New York, NY, USA

John Prato, MPA'89, MBA'91
Deputy Chair & Executive Managing Director
TD Securities
Toronto/New York, CA, USA

Humayun Rashid
CEO
Mission Strategy Inc.
Toronto, ON, Canada

Colin Taylor, BCom'84
Co-Managing Partner & Co-Founder
aPriori Capital Partners
London, UK

Robert Thompson, BCom’89
Managing Director
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
San Francisco, CA

Trenowden, Brenda

Brenda Trenowden, BCom'89
Head of FIG Europe & Head of Banks,DF,
Europe, Africa and Americas ANZ
London, UK

Helen Vasilevski, BCom'92
Interim Executive
MV Agusta USA
Verbier, SZ

Viehbacher, Chris

Chris Viehbacher, BCom'83
Managing Partner
Gurnet Point Capital
Cambridge, Ma

Brian Walsh, MBA'76
Principal & Chief Strategist
Titan Advisors
New York, NY, USA

Bob Wardrop, BCom'86
Executive Director
Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
London, UK

Warmbold, Benita

Benita Warmbold, BCom'80
Former Senior Managing Director & CFO, and Chair, Smith Advisory Board
CPPIB (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)
Toronto, Canada

Wells, Janet

Janet Wells, BCom'90
Filmmaker
Quarry Island Films
London, UK

Wells, Tom

Tom Wells, BCom'89
Partner, Arma Partners
London, UK

Karsten Witt, MBA'83
Executive Director
Witt & Sohn AG
Pinneberg, Germany

Yu, William

William Yu, MBA'87
Managing Director
Cansbridge Capital Corp
Atherton, CA, USA

The purpose of the Smith Global Council is to assist the School in expanding its presence and building its reputation around the world. Council members are typically based outside of Canada, offering an international perspective on matters affecting the School.