Mr. Prichard, 74, of Toronto, Ontario, is nonexecutive Chairman of Torys LLP. He is a director of Alamos Gold Inc. and the Chair of VIA HFR – VIA TGV Inc., a newly formed Canadian Crown corporation subsidiary established to manage and develop high frequency rail service in Canada. Mr. Prichard served as the Chairman of Bank of Montreal until May 2020 and previously held the roles of President and Chief Executive Officer of Metrolinx and Torstar Corporation as well as President of the University of Toronto from 1990 to 2000.
Mr. Prichard studied economics at Swarthmore College and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto and a Master of Laws from Yale University. He is also an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Member of the Order of Ontario and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Fellow of the Institute ofCorporate Directors.