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Paul Lamontagne

Managing Director, FinDev Canada

Paul is Managing Director of Development Finance Institute Canada, which operates under the brand name FinDev Canada.

Paul is a social entrepreneur who brings a passion for making an impact in the world. He has extensive experience in banking, private equity, venture capital and impact investing, and a reputation for building strong teams and achieving results.

Previously, Paul was Executive Investment Partner at Capafrica, a Canadian private equity group that invests in renewable energy, infrastructure and telecommunications in Africa. Before his role at Capafrica, Paul was Head, Africa & Middle East, Global Banks at the CIBC.

Paul served as founding CEO of Enablis Financial Corporation, where he pioneered a new model for impact investing in early-stage small and medium-sized enterprises in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania.

Currently, Paul is a Director of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a U.S.-based global network of CEOs, and Chair of Sagarmatha Technologies, a technology platform company in South Africa.

Paul holds a bachelor of arts from McGill University and an MBA from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris.