Laureates

Mike Tims

Mike Tims - Web BioMr. Michael J. Tims is Vice Chairman at Matco Investments. He joined Matco after a 33-year career at Peters & Co. Limited, a Canadian investment firm specializing in oil and gas, oilfield services and energy infrastructure. Michael served as Chairman at Peters & Co., and before that as President & CEO.

Michael has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from the University of Calgary, an MBA from Harvard University, and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Calgary. He has received numerous awards for business achievement and community service, most recently including: induction into the Canadian Investment Industry Hall of Fame; a Lifetime Achievement Award from the international Oil & Gas Council; and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship from the Canada Institute of the Wilson Center.

Michael is the immediate past Chairman of the National Gallery of Canada. Among other posts, he has previously served as Chairman of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund, the Investment Dealers Association of Canada and the United Way of Calgary and Area.

Mike Tims is a respected businessman and an active community supporter.