Mr. Robert Morais

Past Chair

Robert Morais is currently Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Management – Growth & Transition Capital – at BDC, bringing his experience as an entrepreneur/founder, a leader within a corporate group and a facilitator of funding solutions for large corporations and SMEs. Before joining BDC, Robert raised debt and equity financing as Co-founder/COO of the biotech company DNA Genotek. He also led a consulting group called Strata that looks to match skills to the needs of growing businesses and acted as CFO of the Connelly Group, a consulting firm contributing to the growth of a diverse range of businesses from real estate to indigenous services. Mr. Morais holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting from the University of Ottawa and has designations as Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) and Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB). He also has three decades of diverse volunteer experience, including as an advisory board member to the Ontario Minister of Education, and as Chair of a municipal Committee of Adjustment and the Governing Committee of an Entrepreneurship Centre, in addition to his service to KDH. Mr. Morais joined the KDH Board in 2014.

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