Duncan Hannay is currently the President & CEO of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (“OLG”), where he is leading a $9 billion+ government agency through a major transformation that will deliver significant growth in proceeds for the people of Ontario. Mr. Hannay is a purpose-driven executive that has the unique ability to champion new ideas, build winning teams and drive change. He has more than 25 years of experience building and growing technology-driven businesses across a global footprint in the banking, wealth management, and gaming/entertainment sectors. Prior to joining OLG (in 2020), Mr. Hannay was President and CEO of Street Capital Group Inc. (2017 to 2020) and held senior executive roles at Finastra (formally D+H) (2014 to 2017), Scotiabank (2009 to 2014) and E*TRADE Canada Securities Corp. (2005 until 2009). Mr. Hannay has a B. Eng., Engineering from McMaster University.
Gaston Tano is a senior finance executive with over 30 years of diverse industry experience in multiple global public companies. He is recognized as a proven finance leader with strong qualifications in capital markets, debt financing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, risk management and investor relations. Mr. Tano has held Senior Vice President and CFO positions with Shawcor Ltd. (2017 to 2022), Spin Master Ltd. (2011 to 2015) and CCL Industries Inc. (2008 to 2011). Mr. Tano holds his Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Toronto, ICD.D. from Rotman School of Management and is a CPA and US CPA (Illinois).
Karen Adams is the Chief Executive Officer of CloudMD. She has held this position since August 2022. Ms. Adams joined CloudMD in 2020 and held a number of senior roles, including leading innovation and operations of the Enterprise Health Solutions (EHS) division. EHS, the largest division of CloudMD, provides healthcare navigation that enables the management of mental and physical health issues. Ms. Adams brings more than 20 years of senior executive experience in the healthcare, technology, insurance, and professional services sectors. She has proven experience in mergers and acquisitions, business integration, strategy, risk management, product/technology innovation and governance. Leveraging technology, organic growth, and innovation in product, Ms. Adams and a team created the Canadian leader in workplace health and productivity, referred to as Shepell.fgi (now Lifeworks). As the President of Cira Health Solutions (2012 to 2019), she built a market-leading health services company with a focus on revenue and profitability initiatives and the development of a transformational workflow technology platform. As an active community member, Ms. Adams serves as Governance Chair and a member of the board of Ontario Shores Mental Health Sciences Foundation and is the previous Chair. She is also a committee member of Women in Governance, which is committed to inclusivity and diversity of women. She is a frequent public speaker on healthcare and works with not for profit to increase the awareness of access to mental health treatment. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology/Sociology) from the University of Toronto.
Graeme McPhail most recently served as the Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer and Corporate Secretary, Rogers Communications Inc. and Rogers Bank. In this role, he was responsible for legal, corporate governance, government relations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, privacy, technology licensing, and litigation in a highly regulated industry. Prior to his successful 30-year career at Rogers Communications Inc., Mr. McPhail was a corporate commercial lawyer with Weir Foulds LLP in Toronto. He has broad strategic, legal, governance, technology, risk management, transactional and regulatory expertise and is known for his strong relationship-based common-sense approach to get things done. Mr. McPhail has been advising boards utilizing his governance and regulatory experience. He is a graduate of Carleton University (Bachelor of Arts, Economics/Political Science) and University of Windsor (LLB). Mr. McPhail is also a graduate of the IGP governance program through the Council of Canadian Innovators and a member of the Law Society of Ontario.
John Hill is currently the Senior Vice President, Digital and IT, and a member of the Senior Leadership team at Suncor Energy Inc. Prior to that, he was the Chief Information Officer at Rogers Communications Inc. (2016 – 2020), and Saskatchewan Telecommunications (2008 – 2013), as well Chief Information Security Officer at Enbridge Inc. (2014 – 2016). In these roles, his responsibilities included the enterprise-wide digital and IT strategy, planning, development, and operations of all supporting platforms including enterprise HR/Finance, cyber security, retail, supply chain, data and analytics, and all underlying infrastructures. Mr. Hill is an accomplished 8 executive leader with proven abilities in driving business growth and transformation through information and communications technology as well as thought leadership within highly competitive and dynamic industries. Mr. Hill has extensive experience in the areas of risk management, compliance, security, and privacy. He is highly regarded for his collaborative leadership skills as well as a wide range of business and technology knowledge. Mr. Hill is an accomplished presenter with a passion for innovation, vision, and industry trends. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and has numerous awards for his leadership in technology.
Scott Milligan is a corporate director. Mr. Milligan was previously the Executive Vice-President (2019 to 2021) and Chief Financial Officer (2009 to 2019) of Lifeworks (formerly Morneau Shepell). In such roles, Mr. Milligan was responsible for the development and execution of the company’s overall corporate strategy, merger and acquisition activities, information technology, as well as the corporate functions that manage and determine the financial health of the organization, including financial reporting, tax, treasury, real estate, investor relations, planning and analysis. Mr. Milligan is well established in Canadian capital markets and has many years of senior executive business and finance management experience earned across numerous North American-based organizations. Mr. Milligan held progressively senior assignments at Zarlink Semiconductor, MCI Canada, Pepsi-Cola, Campbell Soup Company, and Price Waterhouse. Mr. Milligan has an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Larry Shumka is a highly accomplished entrepreneur who (since 1986) acts as an advisor and board member to companies servicing the insurance industry or leveraging technology for market disruption. Previously, Mr. Shumka was the founder of SCM Insurance Services, Canada largest claims adjusting company, where he created shareholder value through mergers and acquisitions while increasing value to insurers through the addition of capabilities in the areas of investigation, risk management/property valuation, data management and health services. Mr. Shumka brings strong experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, governance, and business integration. He is a visionary leader adapt at recognizing and capitalizing on business opportunities with an instinctive ability to lever technology and data into business applications. Mr. Shumka leverages entrepreneurial ability to turn concepts and ideas into profit centres. He has motivating and engaging leadership qualities and a very successful acquisition track record. Mr. Shumka has an ICD.D designation.