Director of Corporate Partnerships
Paul comes to the Innovation Cell by way of the financial services industry. He began his career at Mackenzie Financial, one of Canada's largest mutual fund companies, where he worked for 11 years to become VP of Sales and Marketing and Marketing Head of the company's structured products division. He later served as the Director of Sales and Marketing of Canada's oldest and second largest hedge fund firm, Polar Securities, where he oversaw the company's international and domestic institutional and high net worth sales and marketing divisions. In his current capacity as Head of Business Development for the RIWI Corporation, one of Canada's leading random sample online polling companies, Paul advises the Innovation Cell on growth oriented business development opportunities.
Paul is a graduate of Queen's University, from Kingston, Ontario, with a BA(Hons) in Political Studies and holds an MBA from IESE Business School, from Barcelona, Spain. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish.