Brian joined the Foundation in 2018 as the Director of Finance and Administration. As a bilingual chartered professional accountant, Brian oversees the organization’s financial management, human resources, information technology, facilities, and administrative services. He serves as an elected Trustee to the Ottawa Catholic School Board where he chairs the Audit Committee. He is also a board member of the Ontario School Board Insurance Exchange. In addition, Brian has volunteered at the Shepherds of Good Hope, as a member of the Audit Committee of the Youville Centre and as a member of the 6th Man Club of the University of Ottawa, an alumni varsity basketball group dedicated to fundraising for the men’s basketball program.
Their strategy allows them to seek out investments that provide both a financial return and a social or environmental benefit. It allows them to go far beyond the traditional grant-making role by helping charitable and non-profit organizations access loans, guarantees and mortgages.