Helping Boards Govern Well
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About

We’re about your board’s effectiveness.

Decades of board governance expertise.

We love helping boards tackle their effectiveness challenges and leverage performance opportunities. We’ve been doing it for almost 25 years across Canada and across sectors — helping clients achieve excellence in board governance.  Board members and other organizational leaders value John Dinner’s expert insights, practical approach and ability to affect needed governance change.

 

☎ LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR BOARD NOW

john@boardgovernance.ca
519-502-0409

 

Practical & customized advice, support and resources

 
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President

John Dinner

John’s hands-on, in-the-trenches board work helped develop and refine leading edge governance practices, with a specialized focus on board effectiveness evaluations and individual director assessments. Services to clients also includes director recruitment, board education, meeting effectiveness and best practices, information management and decision-making.  

John knows and understands the needs of board members first-hand. He is:

  • A regular conference presenter and workshop leader;

  • A recipient of the National Award in Governance;

  • A contributor to the Joint Committee on Corporate Governance;

  • The volunteer editor of Corporate Governance Quarterly; and,

  • A widely published author and media spokesperson on board topics.

John also brings relevant knowledge and expert presentation and facilitation skills to board consulting, training and development.

 

Education

RYERSON UNIVERSITY, TORONTO, ON
B.A., 1980

WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY, WATERLOO, ON
M.A., 2020

Activities & Affiliations

• Founding faculty, The Directors College
• Faculty, Governance Professionals of Canada
• Thought Leadership Group member, ICSA