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Appointee Biographies

Ontario Public Service Employees' Union Pension Plan Board Of Trustees


Don Wilkinson has over 30 years of public accounting experience providing assurance and advisory services to Canada's largest pension funds, institutional investors, telecommunications, and real estate companies. He was a Vice Chair of Deloitte and led their National Asset Management Group in addition to being a member of the Global Financial Services Industry Steering Committee. He was a member of the Deloitte Canadian Board where he chaired the Governance Committee and a representative on the US Board of Directors. Mr. Wilkinson led Deloitte's Corporate Governance Centre with an objective of providing education and guidance to directors on current issues with a theme of "Beyond Compliance". He moderated Deloitte's Directors' Series which is broadcast to cities across Canada.


is an Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He has also recently been a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, United Kingdom. Richard recently retired as CEO of Global Risk Institute. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce until he retired from that position in September 2014. He joined CIBC in 2008 following his more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry which included CIBC Wood Gundy from 1987 to 1997. From 2004 to 2008 Richard was Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Stock Exchange group. Richard is a graduate of the London School of Economics MSC 1986, MBA 1985, and HBA Ivey 1978.