Geoff, who has extensive business experience in the United States, Canada and abroad, is also a chairman and director of a number of other manufacturing, real state and financial companies, including being Chairman of Cidel Financial Group. He is an honorary director and past chair of the board of directors of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. He is a past member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto and was recently awarded the prestigious Arbor Awards for outstanding service to the university. Geoff is a member of the board of each of the Canadian Opera Company and the MaRS Discovery District and was recently appointed chair of the investment committee of the University of Toronto Pension and Endowment Fund. In 2005, Geoff was a recipient of the Jewish Federation award for outstanding service to his community.
Geoff Graduated with Bachelor of Commerce and Law Degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and received a Law Degree from Columbia University in New York.