Board of Directors

Ian W. Delaney 3 – Executive Chair, The Westaim Corporation

Mr. Delaney has been Director of Westaim since 1996. He is the former Chairman of Sherritt International Corporation, and served as Director (1995-2013) and Non-Executive Chairman (2009-2013). Mr. Delaney was also Sherritt’s President and Chief Executive Officer (2009-2011), Executive Chairman (2004-2008) and Chairman (1995-2004). Prior to joining Sherritt, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Viridian Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of The Horsham Corporation, and President and Chief Operating Officer at Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. Mr. Delaney is currently Chairman of Ornge and Director of Arena. Mr. Delaney has also served as a director of a number of other companies including Dynatec Corporation, EnCana Corp., Gerdau Ameristeel Corp., Cenovus Energy Inc., Goldcorp Inc. and MacMillan Bloedel Limited and as a trustee of Royal Utilities Income Fund.

Lisa Mazzocco 2, 3, 6 – Lead Director, The Westaim Corporation

From April 2011 to October 2020, Ms. Mazzocco was the Chief Investment Officer at University of Southern California (“USC”) (a private research university). From October 2020 to December 2020, Ms. Mazzocco was a special advisor to the President of USC. Ms. Mazzocco currently serves on various boards and committees.

John W. Gildner 1, 2, 3, 4 – Independent Businessman

Mr. Gildner holds a B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University, having specialized in Economics. Mr. Gildner is currently a private investor. Prior to 2009, Mr. Gildner was a Managing Director of CIBC World Markets Inc., an investment bank, where he worked for 25 years (at both CIBC World Markets Inc. and Wood Gundy Limited, which was purchased by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in 1988) in various roles within the trading operations. In his last role at CIBC World Markets Inc., Mr. Gildner was head of the firm’s equity division proprietary trading groups, where he had oversight of the firm’s equity-related proprietary investing and trading strategies and activities. Mr. Gildner also served on several management, risk management, due diligence, and investment committees at the company. In these capacities, Mr. Gildner has had extensive experience analyzing and evaluating financial results and the financial statements of public companies. In 2010 Mr. Gildner obtained the Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation from the Directors College (a joint venture of McMaster University and The Conference Board of Canada).

J. Cameron MacDonald – President and Chief Executive Officer, The Westaim Corporation

Mr. MacDonald has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Westaim since April 2009 and director since December 2008. He is the former Chairman of the Goodwood Advisory Committee (2012-2014) and former President and CEO of Goodwood Inc. (2000-2012). Prior to Goodwood Inc., from 1990 through 1999, he was a Director, member of the Research and Executive Committee, and shareholder of Connor Clark Private Trust. From 1983 through 1990 he held various positions at CIBC Wood Gundy in Credit, Operations, and thereafter as an Account Executive (Vice President). Mr. MacDonald holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a CFA Charterholder.

Kevin E. Parker 1, 2, 3, 5 – Managing Partner, Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Mr. Parker is currently the Managing Partner at SICM. He has over 35 years of investment experience. Prior to SICM, Kevin was a Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank for 10 years and the former Global Head of Deutsche Asset Management from 2004 to 2012. In this role, he was responsible for more than $750 billion dollars invested across a broad range of assets including Equities, Fixed Income, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Sustainable Investments and other businesses. Also at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Parker served as the Global Head of Institutional Equities from 2000 until 2004 and from 1997 until 2000 was responsible for building and developing Deutsche Bank’s Equity Derivatives, Prime Brokerage Services, Equity Trading and Equity Proprietary Trading Businesses. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Parker was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and served in a variety of positions, including Head of Asian Derivatives, Global Head of Equity Derivatives Trading and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Parker holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from New York University.

Bruce V. Walter 1, 3 – Chairman, Nunavut Iron Ore, Inc.

Mr. Walter is currently Chair of Nunavut Iron Ore, Inc., a position he has held since 2011. From 2008 to 2023, he served as Vice Chair of Centerra Gold Inc. From 2002 until 2007, he was a director and officer of Dynatec Corporation, initially as Vice-Chair and from 2005 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior thereto Mr. Walter’s career included serving as President of Sherritt Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Plaintree Systems Inc., and Managing Director and Co-Head of the Media, Telecom & Technology investment and corporate banking group at BMO Nesbitt Burns. Mr. Walter also served as Vice-President of Horsham Corporation and was a partner in the predecessor law firm to Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Mr. Walter received his Juris. Doctor (J.D.) and Master of Business Administration degrees from York University in 1981. He received his PhD in law in 1985 from the University of Cape Town.

Michael Siegel 2, 3 – Chief Executive Officer, Legeis Capital, LLC

From August 2009 to January 2020, Mr. Siegel was a Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets, LLC (an investment bank) and from January 2017 to January 2020, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC Alternative Asset Management, LLC (an affiliate of RBC Capital Markets, LLC).

Numbers indicate the individual’s committee membership:

  1. Member of the Audit Committee
  2. Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  3. Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  4. Chair of the Audit Committee
  5. Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  6. Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee