Peter Dey


Peter Dey, LL.M, LL.B, B.Sc.

Selection Committee Chair




Peter Dey is currently the Chairman of Paradigm Capital Inc. Mr. Dey was most recently a Partner of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP specializing in corporate board issues and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this role, he was Chairman of Morgan Stanley Canada Limited and involved in developing the Canadian investment banking business and the overall strategic direction of Morgan Stanley in Canada.

From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Dey chaired The Toronto Stock Exchange Committee on Corporate Governance in Canada that released in December 1994 the report entitled Where Were the Directors? also known as the Dey Report. The report established standards of corporate governance for Canadian corporations.

Mr. Dey recently served as Chairman of the Ontario Securities Commission, Canada's representative to the OECD Task Force that developed the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance released in May of 1999.

He is also a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Global Corporate Governance Forum established by the World Bank and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Mr.Dey was recently elected as a director of The International Corporate Governance Network, an organization of institutional investors managing in excess of U.S. $10 trillion.

Mr. Dey attended Queen's University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in 1963 and Dalhousie University where he earned his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1966. He also received his Master of Laws degree from Harvard University in 1967.

Mr. Dey is a director of Soulpepper Theatre Company and Alpine Ontario.