Rick Byers ’78, P’08 ’10 ’12, Chair

Rick graduated from Trinity College School in 1978 and took his undergraduate degree at Trinity College, University of Toronto, receiving his B.Comm. in 1982.

From 1983 to 1987, Rick worked at KPMG where he received his chartered accountant (CA) designation. In 1987, he moved to Ottawa to work in the office of Minister of Finance Michael Wilson, returning to Toronto in 1991 to join BMO Nesbitt Burns where he was managing director and head of government investment banking. In January 2008, Rick left BMO to join Borealis Infrastructure as executive vice president. Borealis is the infrastructure investment division of the OMERS pension plan. Rick left Borealis in June 2015 and is currently doing consulting work in the infrastructure market, as well as being a member of the board of the Toronto Transit Commission.

Rick is the chair of the TCS Governing Body, former chair of the School’s governance committee, and is a former long-time member of the School’s finance committee.

Rick and his wife Margot have three sons: Adrian ’08, Peter ’10 and Cameron ’12.