Board & Governance


Governance Review

Committee Members

Andy Burgess '83

Class of 1983, chair of the board, current parent

Brian Pel

Current and past parent

David Beatty '59

Class of 1959, former chair of the board, past parent

David Matthews

Former Upper School faculty member, board secretary

David Richardson '59

Class of 1959, current governor, past parent, current grandparent

Lincoln Caylor '87

Class of 1987, current parent; Lincoln is a partner with Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto. He practises commercial litigation with an emphasis on fraud.

Michael Wilson '55

Class of 1955, former governor, past parent, current grandparent

Peter MacGowan '77

Class of 1977, current governor, current parent; Peter is a partner with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where his legal practice is centred on commercial lending and project finance transactions.

Piera Morra

Current and past parent

Richard Willoughby '80

Class of 1980, trustee of the UCC Foundation, current parent; Richard is a partner at Torys LLP in mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law matters. He recently returned to Toronto after spending nine years in the firm's New York office.


Rick Powers

University of Toronto professor Rick Powers advised the committee and drafted the final report. Powers is a corporate governance expert and associate dean and executive director of MBA and master of finance programs at U of T's Rotman School of Management. He's a director of several not-for-profit organizations and frequently comments on legal and governance issues in various media across Canada.