Richard (Dick) is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Chorus Aviation Inc., and is a Member, CDIC Advisory Panel on Resolution. Former corporate directorships include 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.
Currently Mr. Falconer is on the Board of LOFT Community Services and The Dorothy Ley Hospice; Member of the Board of Governors, Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation; Member, Futures Transformed Campaign Cabinet, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada; Member The Senate, The Brain Campaign Cabinet, University Health Network, Krembil Neuroscience Centre.
Mr. Falconer is a Chartered Financial Analyst; MBA, York University; BA (Honours) University of Toronto.