2022 - 2023

SickKids Foundation Board of Directors

Sonia Baxendale
President & CEO,
Global Risk Institute
• Chair, Board of Directors
Christian Lassonde
Founder & Managing Partner, Impression Ventures
• Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
• Co-Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
Walied Soliman
Chair, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
• Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
Derek Neldner
CEO & Group Head, RBC Capital Markets
• Treasurer, Board of Directors
• Chair, Audit & Finance Committee
Wesley J. Hall
Executive Chairman and Founder, WeShall Investments Inc.
• Chair, Governance & Nominating Committee
Lisa Lisson (to Feb 2023)
Senior Vice President, Hubs, Ramps and Global Operation Control, FedEx
• Co- Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
Michael Medline
President & CEO, Empire Company Limited and Sobeys Inc.
• Chair, Compensation/ Resource Management Committee
Clare Sellers
Professional Director & Philanthropist
• Chair, Development Committee
V. Prem Watsa
Chairman & CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
• Chair, Investment Committee
Lalit Aggarwal
President, Manor Park Holdings
Kevin Au-Yeung
President, InnoVision Holdings Corporation
Jordan Banks
Co-Founder, Thunder Road Capital
Jordan Bitove
Publisher, Torstar, Owner, TorStar Corporation,
CEO NordStar Capital
Emily Burnett
Professional Director & Philanthropist
Erin Donohue
Corporate Advisor & Strategist
Douglas Farley
Senior Vice-President & Portfolio Manager, Guardian Capital Advisors LP
Mary Federau
Executive Vice-President, Mattamy Asset Management
Stephen Forbes
Executive Vice-President, Purpose, Brand & Marketing, CIBC
John Francis
Managing Director, Fraser Kearney Capital Corporation
Michael Friisdahl (to June 2022)
Executive Chairman
Signature Aviation
Nilam Ganenthiran
(since June 2022)
Former President, Instacart
Jordan Gnat
Founder and CEO
Playmaker Capital Inc.
Claudia Hepburn(since June 2022)
CEO, Windmill Microlending
Jake Herman
President, Woodbourne Canada Management Inc.
Michael Katchen(to Oct 2022)
Co-Founder & CEO, Wealthsimple
J. Kevin Kaye
Past President/Advisor, Citizen Watch Company of Canada Ltd.
Claudette McGowan
Chief Executive Officer, Protexxa
Dr. Barry McLellan
Senior Health Care & Forensic Investigation Consultant & Investigating Coroner for Ontario
Isaac Olowolafe, Jr.
Founder & General Partner, Dream Maker Inc.
Dustin Reid
Chief Fixed Income Strategist,
Mackenzie Investments
Suzanne Rogers
Co-Chair, The Edward and Suzanne Rogers Foundation
Sachin Shah (since June 2022)
Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Brookfield Asset Management
Christina Sorbara
Vice-President Corporate Knowledge, Sorbara Group of Companies
Jennifer D. Suess (since June 2022)
Senior Vice President,
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, RioCan REIT
Maryann Turcke
Corporate Director
Erol Uzumeri (to June 2022)
Founder, Searchlight Capital Partners
T. Albert Wang
Founder, Lorenzo Developments Inc.
Dr. Ronald D. Cohn, FACMG
President & CEO,
The Hospital for Sick Children
Kathleen Taylor, CM
Chair, Board of Trustees
The Hospital for Sick Children
Chair, Altas Partners
Deland Kamanga (Since June 2022)
Trustee, The Hospital for Sick Children
Group Head, BMO Wealth Management
Tim Penner (to June 2022)
Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees
The Hospital for Sick Children
Retired President, Proctor & Gamble Inc. Canada
J. Robert S. Prichard, OC., O.Ont(to June 2022)
Chair, Board of Trustees
The Hospital for Sick Children
Chair, Torys LLP