Fuelling Canada’s Economic Success: A National Strategy for High-Growth Entrepreneurship
About the Authors
is the Vancouver CEO and co- founder of Hiretheworld.com. Beech ﬁrst distinguished himself at age18 when he was elected as a Nanaimo City councillor. He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford and teachesEntrepreneurship and Strategy within the business faculty of Simon Fraser University.
’s passion for community development led to her current position as director of operations forEngineers Without Borders in Toronto, and to a previous position with the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.A triathlete, she is an active volunteer for several Toronto charities. She holds an MBA and MA from Queen’sUniversity.Fifth-generation Vancouverite and Dene/ Métis,
is a lawyer with the British ColumbiaSecurities Commission, formerly practising corporate/commercial and Aboriginal law at a national law ﬁrm. Heholds an MBA and MA from Stanford University, a law degree from UBC, a BEng from Queen’s University, anda Chartered Financial Analyst designation. His career has included stints as a technology investment banker inSilicon Valley and a management consultant in Greater China, where he picked up Mandarin Chinese.McGill University medical resident
is passionate about global health issues and has completednumerous projects in the developing world. He is in the midst of establishing a new social enterprise, mHealthGlobal, to develop open-source mobile health solutions for disaster-relief operations and health-care systemsaround the world.
, of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, is a research and policy analyst with Intergovernmental A
airs,Privy Council O
ce in Ottawa. She has worked for the Parliament of Canada, the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada, and the Institute for Research on Public Policy. She holds graduate degrees from the School of PublicPolicy and Governance in the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, and a BA (First ClassHonours) from Dalhousie University.