Overview - Nomination and Selection Process

Nominations are closed for the 2020, 42nd Class of Companions.

As National Partner of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge exclusively manages the selection process of the Order of the Business Hall of Fame. In addition to a public call for nominations, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge is responsible for managing the overall search by identifying and short listing potential nominees according to key criteria established by the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. Throughout the year, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge actively identifies candidates by conducting extensive research, speaking with senior business leaders, and leveraging their extensive leadership and Board network across Canada. Each Fall, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge guides the Selection Committee through a transparent process, helping the committee select nominees who demonstrate integrity and have made significant contributions to the Canadian economy and their community.

For more information, contact Tim Hewat at tim.hewat@lhhknightsbridge.com

Tim Hewat
Partner, Amrop Knightsbridge


Tim is a Partner at Amrop Knightsbridge with over 30 years of management experience leading marketing and sales teams in a number of industries including technology, financial services and commercial real estate. Tim focuses on building the firm’s Technology Practice (technology, media & software), as well as working with clients in the Venture Capital/Private Equity and Transportation space. Tim is also active in the Board search practice.

Tim’s consulting approach starts with gaining an understanding of  his clients’ growth strategies. This business approach, underpinned by a solid search methodology, has resulted in a group of highly satisfied clients. He continues to be personally involved in every search, ensuring a tight focus on selecting the right candidate

Since 2012 Tim has managed the annual nomination and selection process for the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.  In this capacity, he is actively involved in identifying noteworthy business leaders that would be considered compelling to both the Canadian business community and to aspiring Junior Achievement students.

Tim is an advisor to Next Canada, an organization that builds world class ventures and propels Canadian technology companies. Tim earned his MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He also holds an Economics degree from Queen's University.