How Much Time Does A CEO Agenda Take Up - David R. Beatty C.M., OBE


Rotman School of Management
Conway Director, Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics & Board EffectivenessProfessor of Strategic Management

David Beatty is Conway Chair of the Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics and Board Effectiveness. Currently, he serves as a Director of FirstService Corporation, Walter Energy and Canada Steamships Lines. Over his career he has served on over 35 Boards of directors and been Chair of 8 publicly traded companies. He was the founding Managing Director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (2003-2008). David served on Peter Drucker’s Foundation Board in the United States for over a decade, the last few years as Vice Chairman and was Chair of Upper Canada College from 1992-97.

Academic Positions

Present  Conway Director, Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics & Board Effectiveness and Professor of Strategic Management; Rotman School of Management

2002-2007  Director; Institute of Corporate Directors

Honors and Awards

1994  Officer Most Excellent Order of the British Empire; Government

2005  Fellow of the Institute; Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada)

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