Thomas Park - Director (Montreal)
Tom is currently Assistant Vice-President, Operations & Strategy, for BDC Capital, the venture capital & private equity arm of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). In this role, he supports the team to achieve their investment & support to the VC & PE ecosystem goals.
Prior to the BDC, he is a former senior engagement manager at McKinsey & Co and a member of the global health practice group, in which he has had extensive experience in development projects in Nigeria, Senegal, DRC, Pakistan, & Zambia. He also spent time on sabbatical at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the leadership team in developing & executing their ambitious family planning objectives. Previously, he worked at McCarthy Tetrault, the International Criminal Court, the OSCE mission in Kosovo, and the United Nations Assistance Mission to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. He holds civil and common law degrees from McGill University, a master in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a masters of business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
He currently sits on the board of governors of Presbyterian College in Montreal, the international advisory board of McGill University’s Global Health Program, and was selected as a mentor with the Enablis Foundation and the Stanford SEED Program. In 2017, he was selected as Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 and is an alum of the Governor General’s Leadership Conference.