Paul G. S. Cantor

Former President at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Paul G. S. Cantor

Paul G. S. Cantor

Former President at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Chancellor at Wilfrid Laurier University

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Executive Officer at Gleacher & Co., Inc.

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Former Head of Banking Regulator at Office of The Superintendant of Financial Institutions

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Former Chairman Emeritus at Home Capital Group, Inc.

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President at Acva Investing Corp.

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Executive Fellow at Mistral Venture Partners

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Former President at Sanofi Pasteur Ltd.

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Former Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications at CanWest Global Communications Corp.

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Former Dean, Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University

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Chief Executive Officer at York University Development Corp.

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Paul G. S. Cantor
Former President at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties. The University of Alberta is a major economic driver in Alberta. The university's impact on the Alberta economy is an estimated $12.3 billion annually, or five per cent of the province's gross domestic product. The university has been recognized by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as one of the top five universities in Canada and one of the top 100 universities worldwide. According to the 2014 QS World University Rankings, the top Faculty Area at the University of Alberta is Arts and Humanities (ranked 89th in the world), and the top-ranked Subject is English Language and Literature (22nd in the world). The University of Alberta is also a leading institution for the study of Ukraine and is home to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies. The University of Alberta has graduated more than 275,000 alumni, including Governor General Roland Michener; Prime Minister Joe Clark; Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin; Alberta premiers Peter Lougheed, Dave Hancock, Jim Prentice and Rachel Notley; Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Nobel laureate Richard E. Taylor. The university is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.


Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 82,000* students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 500,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T's influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.

Career History

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based financial institution. Through their three main business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - CIBC provides a full suite of financial products and services in Canada and around the world.


IIM specializes in the active management of stocks and fixed-income securities for their parent company and institutional investors. The in-house management provides greater flexibility in support of their insurance operations at competitive costs.

Senior Advisor

Bennett Jones a business law firm based in Canada with more than 380 lawyers and business advisors across eight offices. The firm has experience in complex cross-border and international transactions and it advises foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
Prior - 2018

York University Development Corp. provides real property advisory, development and management services. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Member, Board of Directors
2017 - 2018

Quadreal Property Group LP engages in the provision of leasing services. It develops residential, office, retail and industrial projects. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Prior - 2015

Global Risk Institute in Financial Services is a Canadian private company located in Toronto, ON. The firm provides asset management services. Sonia Ameena Baxendale is the CEO, in this role since 2019.The company says this about itself: The Global Risk Institute is the leading forum for ideas, engagement and building capacity for the management of risks in financial services. We are a non-profit, public and private partnership with 32 government and corporate members from asset management, banking, insurance and pension management. The institute's goal is to develop fresh perspectives on emerging risks, to engage members, and to enhance risk- management skills. Our activities support academics, corporations, policy makers and regulators. We take a global view of the risks facing the financial services industry from our base in Toronto, Canada.

Honorary Member, Board of Governors

York University is a leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in Toronto – Canada’s most international city. The third largest university in the country, York is host to a dynamic academic community of 55,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, as well as 250,000 alumni worldwide. York’s 11 faculties and 28 research centres conduct ambitious, groundbreaking research that is interdisciplinary, cutting across traditional academic boundaries. This distinctive and collaborative approach is preparing students for the future and bringing fresh insights and solutions to real-world challenges.

Executive Director
Prior - 2018
Member, Board of Directors
Member, Taxation's Advisory Committee
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St. Michael's Hospital, part of University of Toronto, is a company headquartered in Toronto, ON, Canada. The firm provides healthcare services.The company says this about itself: St. Michael's Hospital provides compassionate care to all who enter its doors. The hospital also provides outstanding medical education to future health care professionals in 29 academic disciplines. Critical care and trauma, heart disease, neurosurgery, diabetes, cancer care, care of the homeless and global health are among the hospital's recognized areas of expertise. Through the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, which make up the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, research and education at St. Michael's Hospital are recognized and make an impact around the world. Founded in 1892, the hospital is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Awards & Honors
York University
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers
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