Irving R. Gerstein

The Honourable Irving R. Gerstein, C.M.,O.Ont.

Mr. Gerstein was a Director of Mt. Sinai Hospital from 1967 to 1991 serving as Chairman of the Board 1979 to 1986 and Chairman Emeritus 1986 to 1991.

He is a Member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario.

He was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2008 and was Chair, of the Senate Banking Trade and Commerce Committee and Deputy Chair of the Senate Committee on National Finance, retiring from the Senate in 2016.

Mr. Gerstein served as a director of a number of public companies and not for profit organizations including the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Olympic Trust of Canada and the International Board of the Young Presidents’ Organization.

Mr. Gerstein graduated from the University of Pennsylvania-Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.