Dexter John brings 25 years of leadership, governance and risk management experience from his prior positions at Stikeman Elliott, Donahue LLP, Investment Dealers Association, Ontario Securities Commission and the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is currently the President and CEO of Gryphon Advisors Inc, a company that offers consulting services in corporate governance, investor voting behavior analytics, executive compensation and cannabis.
Prior to joining Gryphon, Mr. John served as Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President of D.F. King Canada (formerly CST Phoenix Advisors) and Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc., where he advised a number of public company issuers and boards on governance matters and corporate strategy.
Mr. John currently serves on the Board of Directors for Organigram Inc, and previously served on Boards for Prosper Gold Corp, Augustine Ventures Inc., and Partners Real Estate Investment Trust. He has also been selected as a member of The Committee on the Future of Corporate Governance in Canada to assist in the revision and the update on corporate governance policy in Canada.