Garry Foster headshot
Board of directors


Independent; Chair of the Board

Mr. Foster is a Corporate Director and is a results-oriented, business leader with extensive experience in board governance, and facilitating the growth and transformation of complex businesses. He currently sits on the boards of SmartCentres REIT and Real Matters Inc., where he chairs the Audit Committee; the Presto Fare Card sub-committee of Metrolinx, where he is the Chair of the committee; and is a member of the Board of Directors of Ontario Health, where he chairs the Finance, Audit and Risk committee. Mr. Foster is the past Chair of Baycrest Health Sciences, the Baycrest Foundation and Cogniciti Inc, the commercialization arm of Baycrest Health Sciences.

Mr. Foster had a long career at Deloitte, where he led the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice and was Vice Chair of the firm. He sat on the boards of Deloitte Canada and Deloitte US. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Foster served as the President and CEO of the Baycrest Foundation. He also served two elected terms on the Board of Directors of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

Mr. Foster received an MBA and BBA from the Schulich School of Business, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants and received his ICD.D diploma from the Rotman School of Management. He resides in Toronto, Ontario.