Mar 21, 2018
Osler is proud to share the news that Terry Burgoyne is being appointed to the board of trustees of the National Gallery of Canada. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the appointment of 19 part-time members – including Terry – to the boards of trustees of four national museums after an open, transparent and merit-based selection process. Terry’s three-year term will begin June 1, 2018.
A partner in Osler’s Corporate Department, Terry has more than 35 years of business law experience, principally in private M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances, cross-border transactions and professional services businesses. In addition to his active practice, Terry is also Osler’s General Counsel, with responsibility for the firm’s legal affairs and risk management, including conflicts and compliance matters.
Terry has been actively involved in the visual arts community in Canada for many years, having previously served as a board member of Visual Arts Ontario, the Canadian Art Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (now the Museum of Contemporary Art – Toronto) where he also served as Chair of the board. He is currently a member of the Curators’ Circle Committee of the Art Gallery of Ontario. In addition to his external involvement with visual arts organizations, Terry has for a number of years served as the custodian of Osler’s celebrated collection of contemporary Canadian art, which the firm began under the stewardship of then-partner Stephen Smart in the late 1970s.
For more information, read the full press release.