Meet our local chapter

Robert D. Brouwer FCPA, FCA ICD.D
Chair since: 2016
Email: ontarioinfo@icd.ca

Rob Brouwer is Chair of the Ontario ICD Chapter.
Rob Brouwer is Vice Chair for KPMG Canada, and is the Regional Head of Markets for KPMG in the Americas. He is a member of KPMG Americas Management Committee, Chair of the Americas Markets Steering Group, and member of the KPMG Global Sales and Markets Executive.
Rob has over 30 years of experience as executive relationship partner and before that as audit partner, for a wide range of public and private companies with operations in Canada and internationally, and in a range of industries. Rob has also served in a number of capacities in KPMG’s Canadian, US and International head offices.  He has served as Canadian Managing Partner for Clients & Markets, Chief Administrative Officer for KPMG Americas, GTA Regional Managing Partner, and as Partner in Charge of the Toronto audit practice. He was previously KPMG Canada’s senior accounting technical partner, and for many years National Director of KPMG’s Mining Practice in Canada.
Rob’s community involvement has included serving on a number of arts and not-for-profit boards, and the advancement of corporate governance in Canada. Rob previously served as director on the boards of the Canadian Opera Company, Volunteer Toronto, and was recognized as a Circle of Champions member for his work with the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership. He has served on both the Campaign Cabinet and the Major Individual Givers Cabinet for the United Way of Greater Toronto, the Fundraising Cabinet for the Hospital for Sick Children’s Research and Learning Tower, the SickKids Leaders Cabinet, and the Canadian Blood Services Campaign Cabinet.
He has served as faculty for the Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman Directors Education Program for the past 14 years, has served as a director on the national board of the Institute of Corporate Directors and as Chair of its Membership and Marketing Committee, and is currently Chair of the ICD Ontario Chapter Executive. Rob has co-authored, for the past 25 years, a “Current Developments in Financial Reporting” column for the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) Newsline magazine. 

Current Directorships:
Chair, ICD Ontario Chapter
Co-Chair of the KPMG Canada Audit Committee Institute
Canada Institute Advisory Board of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Leadership Council of the Ivey Business School’s Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership
Vice-Chair, Ballet Jorgen Canada
Director, Chair of Finance Committee, Soulpepper Theatre Company

Administrative Contact

Kala Limbani
Email: ontarioinfo@icd.ca

Chapter Executive

Advisory Council

Robert Brouwer, ICD.D (Chair)
Andrew Poprawa, C.Dir (Treasurer)
Jeanette Dias D'Souza, ICD.D
Stephen Drielsma (Chair, York Branch)
Charyl Galpin, ICD.D
Sarah Kavanagh, ICD.D
Andy Kenins, ICD.D 
Patricia Koval
Pamela Laycock, ICD.D
Andrew MacDougall, ICD.D 
Don McCreesh. C.Dir
Christina Medland, ICD.D
Ryan Resch, ICD.D 
Tracey Riley
Connie Roveto, ICD.D
Stephen Sorocky
Peter Stephenson, ICD.D
Don Taylor, ICD.D (Chair, GTA West Branch)
Sylvie Tessier, ICD.D
Audrey Wubbenhorst
Danielle Waters, ICD.D
Mark MacDonald, ICD.D

David A. Brown
David F. Denison, F.ICD
Claude Lamoureux, F.ICD
Brian Levitt, F.ICD
Kathleen O'Neill, ICD.D
Tom O'Neill, F.ICD
Kathleen Taylor 
John M. Thompson, F.ICD


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