Chris Matthews ’77, Secretary, Trustee

Chris Matthews graduated from Trinity College School in 1977. He is a partner at Aird & Berlis LLP, where he practices commercial litigation and arbitration, primarily in securities, products liability and contractual matters. In addition, Chris advises non-profit organizations, including independent schools, on governance, discipline and risk management.

Chris is a past president of the Toronto Lawyers Association and a director of the Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario. From 2007-2013, Chris was a member of the board of trustees of Trinity College, University of Toronto, and was the chair of the finance committee for four years. From 2010-2017, he was a governor of Havergal College, and chair of the Governance Committee for five years.

He was a member of the TCS Board of Governors from 1999-2009, and chair of the philanthropy & alumni committee for six of those years. He is currently a trustee and the year chair for 1977, and was president of the Toronto Branch for several years in the late-1990s.