Geoffrey D. Creighton

Immediate Past-President,
In-House Counsel Worldwide, & Member
BlackRock Canada IRC

Geoffrey D. Creighton is the Immediate Past-President and Chair 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 also a Member of the Independent Review Committee of BlackRock Canada and a ‘Public Member’ of the Board of The Financial Advisors Association of Canada.

Geoffrey 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, Geoffrey was a Partner at Torys LLP, focused on M&A, complex corporate finance, and corporate governance. He is also a Past-Chair of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association.