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Appointee Biographies

Toronto Metropolitan University

ROB GRAHAM

Robert Graham is an experienced board director having served in numerous leadership roles. He holds an ICD.D. designation with two additional certifications in board governance, an MBA and executive education in infrastructure development through study at the Haskayne, Rotman, and Kennedy schools. Rob’s career has spanned in the private, public, and entrepreneurial sectors. His board experience has been in the areas of conservation, post-secondary education, mental health and homelessness.

NORIE CAMPBELL

Norie Campbell is a group head of Customer and Colleague Experience at TD Bank Group, and leads the teams responsible for Human Resources, Marketing, Corporate & Public Affairs and Enterprise Projects. Norie joined the bank in 2000, and has held several high-profile positions, leading a team of Legal, Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crimes and Fraud Management and Enterprise Project Management professionals. She became General Counsel in 2011 and was named to the bank’s Senior Executive Team in 2013. Norie is the Chair of TD’s enterprise-wide Inclusion & Diversity Leadership Council. Norie has served as Co-Chair of TD Bank Group’s Annual United Way Campaign. Prior to joining TD, Norie practiced business law at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. She obtained her LL. B and her LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School.

WALIED SOLIMAN

Walied Soliman COI BIO serves as a Chair (part-time) for the Securities Modernization Taskforce, and a Chair for Norton Rose Fullbright Canada LLP. Walied holds an LLB from Osgoode Law School

SOBI RAGUNATHAN

Sobi Ragunathan is a dedicated Occupational Health and Safety professional. She has more than 20 years of experience in creating sustainable OHS programs for Canadian workplaces. A graduate from the University of Ryerson in Health & Safety, Sobi has dedicated her career in focusing on helping Canadian employers create strong safety culture at their workplaces. Sobi joined 4S Consulting Service Inc. (4S) in 2004 as the Compliance Partner. In the past 15 years, Sobi has helped many small, medium, and large business from various sectors. Sobi is an Associate External CorTM Auditor of the IHSA and lead Auditor for ISO

GRACE KWAI LEONG

Grace Kwai Leong is a sales representative for Right at Home Realty, and a former sales representative for Century 21 Miller Real Estate. Her community involvement includes serving as founding member for Longan Scholarship Foundation.

DAVID MILLER

David Miller is a seasoned executive and corporate lawyer with expertise in corporate governance, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and serving on boards of public, private and government organizations. David started the legal department and served as general counsel at Rogers Communications for 32 years until his retirement in early 2019. During a portion of that time he also headed the regulatory, corporate social responsibility, and ombudsman departments. He has served on many boards including CI Financial Corp, Atlantic Packaging Products (advisory board), Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, and Destination Markham Corporation. He was awarded the Canadian General Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award In 2009. David lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters. His outside interests include serving on regulatory boards, environmentalism (clean water), and dark chocolate. David has also lectured extensively on the use of options in commercial and everyday settings.

EDWARD SHIM

Edward Shim is Managing Director of Studio 1 Labs, is best recognized for contributions in the technology, government, and industry sectors for the invention of patented electronic fabric systems, leveraging value-based resources and building trade relations during disruption of global supply chains, and creating new investment models with protection policies of sovereignty over intellectual property.

DAVID PORTER

David Porter was formerly employed as Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets as well as Manager, Global Syndications at RBC Capital Markets. His community involvement includes serving as a board member for the Finance Committee of Habitat for Humanity and Treasurer for PalCare of York Region. He holds a Bachelor of commerce from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University, Schulich School.