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Venture Ontario

Ministry
Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
URL
www.ocgc.gov.on.ca/site/en
Address
250 Yonge St, Suite 3001
Toronto
M5B2L7
Phone
(416) 325-6874
Background
Venture Ontario Act, 2008 (opens a new window)
Function

The Corporation: makes, holds, administers and otherwise deals with the limited partnership interest of the Government of Ontario in venture capital funds; manages and operates the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund; and, carries out any other objects prescribed by regulation.

Membership

The members of the Corporation consist of the members of its board of directors. The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 12 directors, and designates one director as chair of the board and at least one other director as vice-chair of the board.

Term

Although there is no specific limitation in legislation, each member will generally serve on the board for a period of three years.

Meetings
The board of directors is expected to meet on a quarterly basis (but not less than twice per year).
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 2 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) DANIEL NOWLAN
22-Dec-2021 - 21-Dec-2024
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) LESLIE LEWIS
10-Feb-2022 - 09-Feb-2025
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) ELSPETH MURRAY
09-Apr-2020 - 08-Apr-2023
gananoque
4. Member (Part-Time) VIKRAM KHURANA
09-Jul-2020 - 08-Jul-2023
richmond hill
5. Member (Part-Time) BRYAN SMITH
06-Aug-2020 - 05-Aug-2023
toronto
6. Member (Part-Time) RICHARD ROBARTS
18-Feb-2021 - 17-Feb-2024
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) TIM JACKSON
13-May-2022 - 12-May-2024
waterloo
8. Member (Part-Time) THOMAS MATHEWS
14-Oct-2021 - 13-Oct-2024
toronto
9. Member (Part-Time)
10. Member (Part-Time)