Helping Boards Govern Well
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About

Boardroom Experience. Results. Impact.

Leverage decades of board expertise.

Your board needs to excel. It needs to lead. Stakeholders expect it. The times demand it. Maintaining the boardroom status quo isn’t an option. So an investment in your board needs to deliver a tangible payback.

For more than 20 years, John T. Dinner Board Governance Services has been helping clients across sectors and across Canada and the Caribbean achieve their organizational objectives through excellence in board governance.  Board members and organizational leaders value John Dinner’s insights, practical approach and ability to facilitate needed governance change or transformation.

In addition to helping boards improve their governance structures and processes, John is keenly adept at fostering trust and confidence in the sharing of power and authority between boards and those to whom they give oversight. 

John uses his unique boardroom experience and expertise to help boards to deliver on their accountabilities to promote organizational strength, viability and effectiveness through critical governance processes:

 

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john@boardgovernance.ca
519-502-0409

 
 

Practical 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, including director recruitment, board education, meeting effectiveness and best practices, information management and decision-making, and board and director performance evaluations.   He knows and understands the needs of directors, trustees and other organizational leaders first-hand. 

John Dinner 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