International Cyber Risk Management ConferenceApril 15-16, 2019 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre


Yezdi Pavri

Board Member,
Ontario Power Generation

Mr. Yezdi Pavri retired as Vice Chairman of Deloitte Canada in June 2012, after a distinguished career of more than 30 years. Prior to being named as Vice Chairman in June 2010, Mr. Pavri was a member of the firm’s national Management Committee and national Client Council for over ten years, and the Managing Partner of the Toronto practice since June 2004. He founded Deloitte’s national Enterprise Risk Services practice in 1990 and led it for 15 years. He was a founding member of the global firm’s India Steering Committee and also co-chaired the firm’s first Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Mr. Pavri has served a number of Canada’s largest Banks, Insurers and Retailers throughout his career at Deloitte, assisting them in managing Operational Risk, with a particular focus on IT Risk/Governance.

Mr. Pavri is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of United Way Toronto and currently serves on the Boards of ICICI Bank Canada and Enterra Holdings Limited (the global parent company of Golder Associates), where he Chairs the Finance and Audit Committee and is a member of the Risk Committee. Mr. Pavri has recently been appointed to serve on the Board of MD Financial Holdings, where he is a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and has also been appointed to the Board of Ontario Power Generation, where he is a member of the Risk Oversight Committee and the Compensation and HR Committee. He was appointed as a Senior Strategic Advisor to HCL Technologies in Canada in August 2013 and was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Canada-India Business Council. Mr. Pavri was a member of the Board of Hydro One from December 2012 until June 30, 2015.

Mr. Pavri obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 1972 and a Master’s degree in Thermal Power Engineering from Imperial College in London, UK in 1974. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (now Certified Professional Accountants). Mr. Pavri is also a Fellow Certified Professional Accountant of the ICAO.