Richard (Dick) is currently a Member, CDIC Advisory Panel on Resolution. Former corporate directorships include Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chorus Aviation Inc.; Director, Resolute Forest Products Inc.; and Chairman of the Board, Jaguar Mining Inc. Dick retired from CIBC, in 2011, after 40 years with the bank. At the time of his retirement Dick was a Vice Chairman and Managing Director, CIBC World Markets Inc. Former positions include Senior Advisor, Lazard Canada Inc., and Senior Partner, Verus Partners & Co.
Dick has extensive corporate finance and M&A experience in numerous industries including agriculture; energy; financial; forest products; media and telecom; mining; retail; technology; and transportation. He is a Director, The Dorothy Ley Hospice; a Member of the Advisory Council for the Children’s Aid Foundation; a Member of The Brain Campaign Cabinet, for the University Health Network, Krembil Neuroscience Centre; a Member of the LOFT Campaign Cabinet; and a Member of the Board of Governors for The Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation.
Mr. Falconer is a Chartered Financial Analyst; MBA, York University; BA (Honours) University of Toronto.