Michael M. Boyd – Director, Chair Audit Committee
Mr. Boyd is a seasoned investment management executive with experience managing venture capital, private equity and traditional and high yield debt securities. His experience includes companies at all stages of development from start-ups to mature buyout situations. Mr. Boyd has a broad background in strategic management, board processes and governance having experience on many private and public company boards, often as chair of the audit, compensation or governance committees.
In 1983 Mr. Boyd was founder and CEO of BG Acorn Capital Fund, one of Canada’s early independent venture capital funds and in 2002 was the founder and CEO of The Bridge Fund, a high yield debt fund.
Mr. Boyd has served on the board of directors of a number of public and private companies and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is currently a director of four public companies and one private company. He is also on the Independent Review Committees of two publicly traded mutual fund groups.
Mr. Boyd holds an Honours BA in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Western Ontario (1974) and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (1976). Mr. Boyd is an avid rider and horse breeder and is Chairman of the Canadian Hanoverian Society. He is married and has five children.