Sheila A. Murray

Sheila A. Murray

Ontario, Canada

Sheila Murray is a corporate director and, from 2016 to 2019, served as President of CI Financial Corp. (an investment fund company). Previously, she had been Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary following a 25-year career at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (a law firm), where she practiced securities law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate reorganizations. Ms. Murray played a key role in directing the operations and setting corporate strategy for CI Financial Corp. and its operating companies, including CI Investments Inc. and Assante Wealth Management. Her role included leading CI’s mentoring program, which fosters the advancement of high-potential female employees.

Ms. Murray is past Chair of the Dean’s Council at Queen’s University Law School and is currently a member of the Queen’s University Board of Trustees. She has taught securities regulation at Queen’s University. She has also taught corporate finance at the University of Toronto’s Global Professional LLM in Business Law Program.

Ms. Murray is Chair of the Board of Teck Resources Limited (Teck) and a trustee of Granite REIT, and has been a director of a number of other private and public companies. Ms. Murray received her Bachelor of Commerce, and Law degrees from Queen’s University. In her capacity as Chair of the Board of Teck, a mining company, Ms. Murray oversees significant ESG (including climate change and sustainability) related matters. Ms. Murray is also a member of the Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative and has completed training on board oversight of climate change. She has also completed her Global Competent Board Sustainability & ESG Designation and certificate (GCB.D), which included a session on climate change and biodiversity.

Ms. Murray is a director of BCE and Bell Canada since May 2020.

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