Kevin Yousie
Kevin Yousie

Kevin Yousie (H.B.A., M.B.A., ICD.D, CMC, FICB) is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto where he teaches Strategic Management and International Business on a part-time basis to graduate and undergraduate students. He teaches in four of the Institute for Management & Innovation’s five graduate programs well as fourth year Commerce / Management.  He has been recognized with the MMPA Faculty Award.

Kevin is also President of Crosswater Partners a company he established in 1997. Crosswater Partners helps senior leaders and boards deliver value to investors, customers, members and employees through facilitation of strategy, enhanced organizational alignment, and leadership development. Specializing in the financial services sector, his clients are diverse and have included Fortune 500 companies, international banks, pension funds, insurance companies, brokers, regulators, credit union organizations, various government departments, and not-for-profit organizations.

Prior to Crosswater Partners, Kevin had a career in banking with BMO, TD, and TD Securities Inc. including positions in Corporate and Investment Banking where his clients were the top 100 banks in the eastern United States, and the largest banks and central banks across Asia.

Kevin has served on a number of boards.  He currently serves on the board of CHCO, an organization that supervises the governance of twenty-one hospitals and other health care facilities across Ontario.  He is also Past Chair of the Southdown Institute, a residential mental health and addiction treatment facility located just north of Toronto.  Kevin has served on the Board of the Richard Ivey School of Business, was Chair of the Ivey Alumni Association Board, and is a recipient of the Ivey Distinguished Service Award.  He has been an Institute of Corporate Directors certified director (ICD.D) since 2005. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), and a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB). Kevin is also a passionate sailor and outdoor enthusiast.