BRIAN J. GIBSON
Brian Gibson was the Senior Vice President, Public Equities and Hedge Funds of Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) from December 2008 until his retirement in May 2012. Previously, he served as President of Panoply Capital Asset Management Inc., a private investment firm, and as Senior Vice President, Equities of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Mr. Gibson is the Board Chair of the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, a member of the Advisory Board of Kruger Inc., and a Director of Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd. All three are private equity firms. He is a former director of Duff & Phelps, INFOR Acquisition Corp, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., Viterra Inc., WestJet Airlines Ltd. and Westaim Corporation.
During his 43-year career, Mr. Gibson has been responsible for the management of various large equity investment portfolios, including those of insurance companies, a chartered bank, pension and mutual funds, and endowments. He has expertise in relationship investing and in corporate finance. Mr. Gibson has extensive experience in the analysis of public company financial statements and control standards and is the past Chair of the Corporate Disclosure Policy committee of the CFA Institute, which provides regulators with input and suggestions on potential changes in accounting and audit standards and corporate disclosure.
Mr. Gibson received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Laurentian University and an MBA from the University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a graduate of the Directors’ Education Program sponsored by the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Mr. Gibson has served as a Director since May 2011 and is a member of Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance, Nominating and Risk Committee.