Board of Directors

In accordance with the Alberta Investment Management Corporation Act, the Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the management of the business and affairs of AIMCo. Guided by this mandate, the Board sets the strategic direction of the Corporation and oversees the development and implementation of policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day conduct of AIMCo’s business. All directors are duly appointed to the Board by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and must have experience in investment management, finance, accounting or law, or have served as an executive or director with a large, publicly traded company. Individuals should also have, to the extent practicable, experience in executive management of a substantial corporation.  All directors are fully independent of management.

Directors are required by statute to act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the Corporation and, as such, are required to exercise due care, diligence and skill, and manage risk appropiately in their oversight of AIMCo.

A. Charles Baillie, O.C.

Chair

A. Charles Baillie, O.C.

Chair

A. Charles Baillie, O.C., Chair, is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Toronto-Dominion Bank. Charles serves on the boards of TELUS Corp., Canadian National Railway Co. and George Weston Ltd. Mr. Baillie was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006, inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 2007.

He is Chancellor Emeritus of Queen’s University and is currently Chair of the Art Gallery of Ontario and President of the International Festival of Authors. Mr. Baillie is a former Chair of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Hon. BA from the University of Toronto

George F. J. Gosbee

Vice-Chair

George F. J. Gosbee

Vice-Chair

George F.J. Gosbee is the Chairman & CEO of AltaCorp Capital Inc. He is an Advisor on the Government of Canada’s Economic Advisory Council, is a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, a member of the Government of Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council, and is on the Board of Directors for TMX Group. He is a former board member of Chrysler Group LLC in Detroit.

Mr. Gosbee was one of 200 Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2009, and was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. Mr. Gosbee holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary. He is Chairman of the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary and a Director of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. Mr. Gosbee is an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of the Calgary Highlanders Infantry Unit of the 41st Canadian Brigade Group

Ross Grieve

Ross Grieve

Ross A. Grieve is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and former Chief Executive Officer of PCL Construction Holdings Ltd. He also serves on the boards of Melcor Developments, Kingsett Capital Fund and Junior Achievement. Mr. Grieve has received numerous accolades for his business leadership – most notably, Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year Award in 2009. He has a BSc in civil engineering from the University of Manitoba.

Virginia Holmes

Virginia Holmes

Virginia A. Holmes is a former Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Managers Ltd. in London, United Kingdom. Ms. Holmes currently serves on the boards of UK Post Office Ltd., JPMorgan Claverhouse Investment Trust plc, Standard Life Investments Ltd. and Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd. She has a BA from Durham University.

Harold A. Roozen

Harold A. Roozen

Harold A. Roozen is currently the Chairman and CEO of CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. He presently sits on the Board of Directors of ZCL Composites Inc. (TSX) and the Edmonton Eskimos Football Club, and he is a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives.

Mr. Roozen was previously Chair of WIC Western International Communication Ltd., and President of the Allarcom Group of privately held companies. His prior board experience includes Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX/NYSE) until January 2010, Royal Host REIT (TSX) from 2005 to 2006, and the Edmonton Community Foundation from 2001 to 2005.

Andrea S. Rosen

Andrea S. Rosen

Andrea S. Rosen is the former Vice-Chair of TD Bank Financial Group and President of TD Canada Trust. Ms. Rosen serves on the boards of Manulife Financial Inc., Emera Inc. and Hiscox Ltd. Ms. Rosen has an LLB from the Osgoode Hall Law School, an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University, and a BA magna cum laude from Yale University.

Mac H. Van Wielingen

Mac H. Van Wielingen

Mac H. Van Wielingen is a founder, Co-Chairman and Director of ARC Financial Corp. and a founder and Chairman of ARC Resources Ltd. Mr. Van Wielingen has an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and has studied post-graduate economics at Harvard University

Cathy L. Williams

Cathy L. Williams

Cathy L. Williams is the former CFO of Shell Canada Ltd. She is on the Board of Enbridge Inc., where she is the Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Williams is co-chair of the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative. She has an LLB from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Queen’s University.

J. Richard Bird

J. Richard Bird

J. Richard Bird is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Development of Enbridge Inc., responsible for all financial affairs of the company and corporate planning, mergers, acquisitions and corporate development. Mr. Bird serves on the Board of Directors or Trustees of Enbridge Energy Partners L.P., Enbridge Pipelines Inc., Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc., Gaz Metro Inc. and Bird Construction Company Inc.. Mr. Bird was named Canada's CFO of the Year for 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba, and a Masters of Business Administration and PhD from the University of Toronto.

Robert L. “Jay” Vivian Jr.

Robert L. “Jay” Vivian Jr.

Robert L. “Jay” Vivian Jr. is the former Managing Director of the IBM Retirement Funds. Mr. Vivian is on the Board of Directors, Investment Committee, and Audit & Oversight Committee of ICMA-RC, and is the founding Chair of the Investment Committee of the Committee on Investment of Employee Benefit Assets. He is also on the Investment & Pension Subcommittee for the charity United Way Worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Bowdoin College, a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a CFA® Charter from the CFA Institute.

John T. Ferguson

John T. Ferguson

John T. Ferguson is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Princeton Developments Ltd. and Princeton Ventures Ltd.. He is also Chairman of the Board of Suncor Energy, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Peter Lougheed Leadership Initiative, as well as, a Director of Fountain Tire Ltd., and Strategy Summit Ltd.. Mr. Ferguson is a Member of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta in 1964 and received his CA designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1967.

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