Matt Fullbrook

Matt Fullbrook
Matt Fullbrook
Manager; Board Effectiveness Consultant at Fullbrook Board Effectiveness
David & Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Matt Fullbrook is a board effectiveness researcher and consultant, and is the Manager of the David & Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation at the Rotman School of Management. Under his direction, the Rotman School has evolved into the central hub of governance research in Canada. Matt has overseen the development and execution of all of the Centre’s projects, including the Globe & Mail's Board Games governance ratings, various Pay/Performance studies, credit union board research, and an ongoing study of the governance of family firms. As an independent consultant, Matt has advised dozens of boards of directors as an educator, facilitator and researcher, helping them to maximize their effectiveness through the development and implementation of valuable governance processes, policies and structures. In 2020, Matt launched his podcast One Minute Governance, where he explores complex governance issues one minute at a time. Matt is also the Co-Academic Director of the Board Dynamics for Executives Program offered by Rotman and the Institute of Corporate Directors.
 
Matt’s work with credit unions includes the studies Tracking the Relationship between Credit Union Governance and Performance (2010), Should Credit Unions Pay Their Directors? (2015), Entrenched or Energetic? Improving Credit Union Board Renewal (2015), and Formalizing the Art of Board Composition (2018), all in partnership with Filene Research Institute. Matt has been a faculty member of the CUES Governance Leadership Institute since 2007.