Board of Directors
Our People

Board of Directors

Leadership that drives innovation and growth.

Our directors have a combined wealth of leadership experience derived from extensive service guiding and growing organizations domestically and internationally. They collectively have substantive knowledge and skills applicable to private capital and beyond.


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Hans Knapp
Chair & Board Member
Partner@ Yaletown Partners Inc.
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Rachel Skelton
Vice-Chair & Board Member
Partner@ Torquest
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John Loh
Treasurer & Board Member
Partner Capital Markets@ Birch Hill Equity Partners
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Gary Solway
Managing Partner, Technology, Media & Entertainment Group@ Bennett Jones LLP
Peter Dowse
Peter Dowse
Past Chair & Board Member
Partner@ Ironbridge Equity Partners
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Kim Furlong
CEO & Board Member

Vice Presidents

Joceclyn Blanchet
Jocelyn Blanchet
Partner and the National Leader for KPMG’s M&A Tax Practice@ KPMG LLP
Steve Faraone
Steve Faraone
Managing Partner@ Peloton Capital Management
Ryan Giles
Ryan Giles
Managing Director@ TriWest Capital Partners
John Stokes
John Stokes
Partner@ Real Ventures


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Marc-André Binette
Deputy Head of Investment@ Fondaction
Sam Blaichman
Sam Blaichman
Managing Director@ CPP Investments
Magaly Charboneau new 2020
Magaly Charbonneau
Partner@ inovia
Rob Connoly
Rob Connoly
Chief Financial Officer@ Westcap Mgt. Ltd.
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Caroline Côté
Managing Director, Funds, Private Markets, Québec and International Venture Capital@ Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
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Stephen Denton
Partner@ SeaFort Capital Inc.
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Randy Garg
Founder & Managing Partner@ Vistara Capital Partners
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Daniel Hinse
Vice-President, Investments — Entertainment and Consumer Goods@ Fonds de solidarité (FTQ)
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Brenda Hogan
Chief Investment Officer@ Ontario Capital Growth Corporation
Jackie Jenuth
Jacki Jenuth
Partner@ Lumira Ventures
Brian Kobus
Brian Kobus
Partner@ OMERS Ventures
Matthew Leibowitz
Matthew Leibowitz
General Partner@ Plaza Ventures
Scott Macdonald
Scott MacDonald
Board Member@ McRock Capital
Jeff Markusson new 2020
Jeff Markusson
Managing Director@ Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Lidija Marusic new 2020
Lidia Marusic
Investment Manager, Life Sciences@ Innovacorp
Michelle Mc Bane new 2021
Michelle McBane
Managing Director@ StandUp Ventures
Tracey Mc Vicar
Tracey McVicar
Partner@ CAI Capital Partners
Lisa Melchior new 2020
Lisa Melchior
Founder & Managing Partner@ VERTU Capital
Sean O Connor new 2021
Sean O'Connor
Managing Director@ Conexus Venture Capital
Erson Olivan new 2021
Erson Olivan
Senior Vice President, Private Equity@ Brookfield Asset Management
Rich Osborn
Rich Osborn
Managing Partner@ RecapHealth Ventures
Maria Pacella new 2021
Maria Pacella
Managing Partner@ PenderFund Capital Management
Thomas Park new 2020
Thomas Park
Vice-President, Operations & Strategy@ BDC
Senia Rapisarda
Senia Rapisarda
Managing Director@ HarbourVest Partners
Lauren Robinson new 2020
Lauren Robinson
Partner@ Highline BETA
Jean François Routhier new 2020
Jean-François Routhier
Senior Partner@ Novacap
Jonathan Stone
Jonathan Stone
Partner@ Instar
David Unsworth new 2021
David Unsworth
General Partner & Co-Founder@ Information Venture Partners
Jeannette Wiltse
Jeannette Wiltse
Board Member@ Relay Ventures
Margaret Wu new 2021
Margaret Wu
Lead Investor@ Georgian