Passionate about social justice, conservation and the adoption of renewable energy.
By engaging capital sources, society can increase the adoption of large, scalable projects that can be repeated more easily.
Education[edit | edit source]
I am currently studying Mechanical Engineering at Queens University, Kingston in Canada
Canadian Securities Course (CSC) - January 2009
Graduated with Honors from the International Baccalaureate Program
Relevant Experiences[edit | edit source]
Environmental Manager at student run, eco-friendly coffee shop located on Queen's University campus
Interned at Social Capital Partners to facilitate loans for entrepreneurs who incorporate a social mission in their hiring practices
Co-founded Queen's SOS: Students Offering Support that hosts exam review sessions as a means of fundraising for global education projects
Interned for two summers at Dundee Securities in Toronto, Ontario on their Institutional Equities Trading Floor
Areas of Interest[edit | edit source]
- How to Align Personal Interest with a greater Good
- Ecological Economics
- De-Risking the Renewable Energy Sector
- Efficient Energy Use
- Social entrepreneurship
Favourite Quote[edit | edit source]
Currently, one segment of society is trying to maximize profits without much concern for the impact on the well-being of society as a whole, and another segment tries to deal with the fallout. Overall, the system is not working. It is time to change.
The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets That Change the World by John Elkington, Pamela Hartigan (Authors), Klaus Schwab (Foreword), (2008) pg 82