British Columbia

Meet our local chapter

  Fiona Macdonald, MBA, ICD.D
  Corporate Director
  Chair since: 2014

Fiona Macdonald is Chair of the British Columbia Chapter. She currently sits on the board of GMP Capital, a TSX-listed financial services company, and is Chair of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. She is also a Director on the BC Ferry Authority Board.
Prior to retiring in early 2014, Ms. Macdonald led the Executive Compensation practice for Willis Towers Watson in Canada and the Western US. She is a recognized expert in executive and director compensation, and their associated governance issues. In her consulting work, Ms. Macdonald developed industry expertise with medium and large cap companies in the oil and gas, mining, energy utilities, oilfield services, and forestry sectors. Ms. Macdonald is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program, holding the ICD.D designation.

  • BC Ferry Authority
  • GMP Capital 
  • Nominating Committee Chair, Business in Vancouver, Influential Women in Business Awards
  • Chair BC Chapter, Institute of Corporate Directors 

Administrative Contact

Shirley Yule

Chapter Executive

Advisory Council

Fiona Macdonald, ICD.D (Chair)
John Desjardins (Treasurer)
Pat Elemans (Chair, Victoria Branch)
Yuri Fulmer, OBC, ICD.D
Martin Glynn
John Jennings
Tim Manning, OBC, ICD.D (Chair, Kelowna Branch) 
Fiona Macfarlane
Robert McFarlane, ICD.D 
Jane Peverett, ICD.D
Elise Rees, ICD.D
Charlene Ripley

Janet Woodruff, ICD.D

Steve Bellringer, ICD.D
Bev Briscoe, F.ICD
David Emerson
Doug Hayhurst, ICD.D
Alice Laberge, F.ICD
Dale Parker, F.ICD
Bob Phillips, F.ICD
Elizabeth Watson, ICD.D
Doug Whitehead

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