Mr. Chu is a founding partner of the law firm of Bogart Robertson & Chu LLP, whose practice focuses on corporate and commercial real estate law. Mr. Chu currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, and is a member of its Safety and Regulatory Affairs Committee. He also served as Trustee and Chair of the Centennial Centre of Science and Technology (Ontario Science Centre). He was formerly President of Laidlaw Foundation, Chair of the Board of Governors of Ontario College of Arts and Design, and Vice-Chair of Centennial College. Mr. Chu has been a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation since 1986.
Mr. Chu holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario. Mr. Chu has extensive experience in compensation practices and policies, including determining executive compensation and setting, as well as communicating and reviewing, chief executive officer performance objectives. In his role at the Ontario Science Centre, he was accountable to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport on all matters related to the hiring and termination of the chief executive officer. Mr. Chu is also responsible for human resources matters, salary and compensation relating to all staff at Bogart Robertson & Chu LLP.
Mr. Chu currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Human Resources and Environment Committee, and is a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Chu also served as a director of the Corporation from August 1, 2005 to April 14, 2013, during which time he served as a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee, the Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee (from August 25, 2005 to November 30, 2008) and the Chair of the Audit Committee (from December 1, 2008 to April 14, 2013).