Brenda is an investor, advisor and seasoned board director.
Brenda is a former life science venture capitalist for Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). While at BDC she had personal responsibility for management of a $100M+ healthcare portfolio including private to publicly listed organizations.
Brenda specializes in both assessing and top grading the investment potential of early stage companies. She has been a Board Director for 15 private and public for profit life sciences and biotechnology corporations. Market sectors represented within her portfolio ranged from therapeutics, biotech, medtech, health technology & wellness organizations.
Brenda is committed to inspiring young women to pursue careers in science and technology.
Brenda is proud to have spent nearly a decade on the non-profit Board of Directors for Take A Hike – Youth at Risk Foundation, an organization enabling at-risk youth to positively change their lives. Presently she is a Director on the Providence Health Care Board of Directors and chairs their Innovation Committee.