He is responsible for the overall financial management of the organization, including financial strategy, planning, internal controls, compliance, risk management, tax, and reporting. Colin is also a member of Forum’s Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Forum, Colin was a founding partner of Dundee 360 Real Estate Corporation (formerly 360 VOX) with over 15 years of public company finance and transaction experience as well as operating experience in the luxury resort and mixed-use real estate markets. Colin structured various acquisitions, financings and management contracts, resulting in the growth of Dundee 360 from zero revenue to over $80 million of gross revenue. Colin was also the Vice President of Finance for Intrawest Placemaking, where he oversaw and managed finance, accounting, budgeting, treasury, tax, human resources, legal, information technology and diligence activities.
Over the course of his career, Colin has been involved in the development, delivery and closing of over $1.5 billion in real estate; structured financing transactions for over $500 million; and has managed assets with a total value of over $4 billion. From retail-commercial operations to project financing, and hospitality to development oversight, Colin has worked on various aspects of projects around the world.
Colin is a Chartered Accountant and has earned both a Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction) and a Bachelor of Science (with Distinction) from the University of Calgary.