Geoffrey D. Creighton
Chief Executive Officer
In-House Counsel Worldwide, BlackRock Canada IRC
Geoffrey D. Creighton is Chief Executive Officer (volunteer) of In-House Counsel Worldwide (ICW), the international network of in-house bar associations. A Chartered Director (C.Dir.) and Certified In-House Counsel (CIC.C), he is a member of the Independent Review Committee of BlackRock Canada, and a ‘public member’ of the Board of The Financial Advisors’ Association of Canada. Geoff was formerly SVP, General Counsel of IGM Financial Inc, a public financial institution in the Power Corporation group of companies. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing the legal, compliance and corporate secretarial functions of Investors Group and Mackenzie Investments. Prior to joining IGM in 2008, Geoff was a partner with Torys LLP, focused on M&A, complex corporate finance and corporate governance. Currently the Chair of the judging panel for the Governance Professionals of Canada’s Excellence in Governance Awards, he is a frequent speaker on governance and legal matters. Geoff is also a Past-Chair of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association.