W. Geoffrey Beattie

Chief Executive Officer
Generation Capital
(investment management firm)

Mr. Beattie is Chief Executive Officer of Generation Capital and Chair of Relay Ventures. Mr. Beattie is a director of the Baker Hughes and Fiera Capital Corporation, and was previously a director of General Electric Company, Royal Bank of Canada and Acasta Enterprises Inc. Mr. Beattie is a Member of the HR Committee of Fiera Capital Corporation and the Lead Director, Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee and Member of the Audit Committee of Baker Hughes. Mr. Beattie served as Chief Executive Officer of The Woodbridge Company Limited from 1998 through 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Beattie was a partner in the Toronto office of the law firm Torys LLP and was a vice president at Wood Gundy from 1987 to 1990. The Woodbridge Company Limited is a privately held investment holding company for the Thomson family of Canada and the majority shareholder of Thomson Reuters (formerly Thomson Corporation), where Mr. Beattie served as Deputy Chair. Mr. Beattie received a law degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1984 and an honorary LL.D. in 2018.