Senior Management
& Staff

Senior Management & Staff

CCGG Board Members

  • McCall Catherine

    Executive Director

    Catherine McCall
    JD (Osgoode Hall), ICD.D
    T: (416) 868-3582
    E:cmccall@ccgg.ca

    Executive Director

    Catherine McCall
    JD (Osgoode Hall), ICD.D
    T: (416) 868-3582
    E: cmccall@ccgg.ca

    Catherine was named as Executive Director as of July 1, 2018. Prior to that she was Director of Policy Development of CCGG from November of 2012. Prior to joining CCGG, she was a principal at Hugessen Consulting and head of their corporate governance practice. Catherine also has worked as a Vice-President and director of ISS Canada Corp., the Canadian division of RiskMetrics, and as a partner with Fairvest Corporation, ISS’ predecessor firm. Catherine began her career practicing law with Davies Ward & Beck in Toronto. Catherine has written and spoken widely on issues of corporate governance and executive compensation. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and received the ICD.D designation in 2017.

    As Executive Director of CCGG, Catherine develops CCGG’s agenda and strategy, oversees board and member relationships and acts as CCGG’s public spokesperson. Catherine also participates in CCGG’s private meetings with the board chairs as well as the chairs of the governance and compensation committees of public companies across Canada in order to encourage them to improve their governance practices and disclosure.

  • D'Ononfrio Tony

    Director Of Board Engagement & Head Of Research

    Tony D’Onofrio
    CFA, ICD.D
    T: (416) 363-8253
    E:tdonofrio@ccgg.ca

    Director Of Board Engagement & Head Of Research

    Tony D’Onofrio
    CFA, ICD.D
    T: (416) 363-8253
    E: tdonofrio@ccgg.ca

    Tony began working with the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) in 2010. He is responsible for leading CCGG’s board engagement efforts and he regularly meets with the directors of leading public companies to discuss governance matters on behalf of Canada’s largest institutional investors. He is also responsible for overseeing CCGG’s research efforts, which include publications on Governance Best Practices, Executive and Director Compensation practices.

    Prior to his involvement with CCGG, Tony gained extensive advisory and capital markets expertise over a 20-year career in finance and investment banking with TD Bank Financial Group. He has been a guest speaker on governance matters and shareholder engagement for a number of professional organizations including Lexpert, the CICA, the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries and The Directors College.

    Tony holds a Master of Business Administration (Schulich School) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and received the ICD.D designation in 2016. He is also a faculty member of The Directors College. He currently serves on the board of St. Joseph’s Health Centre (Toronto) and the Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV), Inc.

  • Neville Sarah

    Director Of Policy
 Development

    Sarah Neville
    T: (416)-847-0523
    E:sneville@ccgg.ca

    Director Of Policy
 Development

    Sarah Neville
    T: (416)-847-0523
    E: sneville@ccgg.ca

    Sarah Neville joined CCGG as the Director of Policy Development in February 2019. She is responsible for supporting the Executive Director in identifying governance issues, undertaking research relating to governance and staying abreast of emerging governance developments.

    She practiced corporate and commercial law at a national law firm before moving into the public sector where she gained experience as both a senior policy advisor and legal counsel. Immediately, prior to joining CCGG she was the Legal Director and Corporate Secretary of an Ontario Crown agency. Sarah holds an Honours BA from McMaster University, an LLB from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, an LLM in Banking and Financial Services from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Certificate in Social Impact from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Governance Professionals of Canada.

  • Abid Ali

    Research Associate

    Ali Abid
    CFA
    T: (416) 847-0525
    E:abid@ccgg.ca

    Research Associate

    Ali Abid
    CFA
    T: (416) 847-0525
    E: abid@ccgg.ca

    Ali joined CCGG in August of 2013 as a Research Associate. He completed his MBA (gold medalist) from the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, in 2013 and was awarded the CFA charter in 2018.

  • Marshall Ana

    Administration Coordinator


    Ana Marshall
    T: (416) 868-3576
    E:amarshall@ccgg.ca

    Administration Coordinator


    Ana Marshall
    T: (416) 868-3576
    E: amarshall@ccgg.ca

    Ana is the Administration Coordinator of CCGG, where she ensures the daily operations run smoothly. Since she joined the organization in September 2018, she maintains the Financial and Banking administration, Office management and Board Engagement Administration. Ana also updates the content for CCGG website.

    Ana spent most of her career in the Mining, Engineering and Construction Industry where she held roles as a Contract Administrator and Office Administrator. She spent most of her career working for Barrick Gold Corporation where she was part of the key team responsible for the engagement of the external services to execute major projects.

    Ana posses a background in Business Administration and a certification in Personnel Management from Universidad Adolfo Ibanez in Chile, also Contract Management certifications from Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile and Mount Royal University in Calgary.

     

  • Russell Anna-Kay

    Research Associate

    Anna-Kay Russell
    MPP (Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy)
    T: (416) 847-0524
    E:arussell@ccgg.ca

    Research Associate

    Anna-Kay Russell
    MPP (Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy)
    T: (416) 847-0524
    E: arussell@ccgg.ca

    Anna-Kay joined CCGG in October of 2018. Her main areas of focus at CCGG include engagement research and communications. She is also an active member of several CCGG member committees.

    Anna-Kay brings with her a diverse skillset in research and policy analysis, having previously worked for the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, Natural Resources Canada and various SSCHRC-funded research projects at York University and the University of Toronto. She holds a Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree from the University of Toronto, and a bilingual iBA in Environmental Studies and Psychology from Glendon College, York University.

Academic advisor
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Academic Advisory Board

CCGG Advisory Board Members

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In 2013, CCGG created an Academic Advisory Board to assist staff in keeping abreast of governance initiatives and issues and remaining in the forefront of corporate governance developments. Board members provide staff with the benefit of their expertise, knowledge and perspectives on corporate governance issues, in particular as they relate to the role and interests of institutional shareholders.

The Academic Advisory Board members currently are:

  • Anita Anand – University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
  • Alexander Dyck – University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management
  • Cristie Ford – University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law
  • Richard Leblanc – York University, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
  • Randall Morck – University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business
  • Stephane Rousseau – University of Montreal, Faculty of Law
  • Janis Serra – University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law