Martin spent over 24 years with HSBC Bank including being President and CEO of HSBC Bank Canada and President and CEO of HSBC Bank USA. Since his retirement in 2006 Martin has served on numerous boards and committees. Currently he is a Director of Sun Life Financial Inc., Husky Energy Inc. The Public Sector Pension Investment Board and serves as the Chairman of UBC Investment Management Trust Inc. He is also a Senior Advisor to Second City Real Estate II Corporation. Martin holds a B.A. Honours in Economics from Carleton University and an MBA Finance and International Business from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Glynn was also the Jarislowsky Fellow in Business Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary from 2009 to 2010.


Recognized as one of Vancouver’s most influential players in the real estate industry, David co-founded Concert Properties in 1989 and serves as Chairman and CEO. David graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s Degree specializing in community planning and from the University of Alberta with a Master’s Degree specializing in urban planning. Long considered a business leader in real estate and development David has served in key leadership roles with many real estate industry associations. David also played a key role in bringing the Olympics to Vancouver in 2010 and the development of many facilities for the Olympics. David is the recipient of numerous awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2014 the Order of British Columbia.


Paul is currently on the Board of Advantage Energy Calgary, a Trustee with Pure Industrial REIT and Chairman of the Alberta Enterprise Corporation, a venture capital initiative operating as a Crown Corporation of the Alberta Government. However, Paul’s financial career has its roots with companies such as Metropolitan Life and Manulife Financial. He went on to hold various executive/CEO positions in the U.S. and Canada with companies such as Alberta Treasury Branches, Public Sector Pension Investment and OMERS, one of Canada’s leading pension funds. Paul has served on numerous public and private boards such as UBC Investment Management Trust Inc., ICBC, C.A. Bancorp and Canadian Pacific Railway. Paul was also a commissioned member of the Canadian Armed Forces during the 1970’s and is a graduate of University of Western Ontario and holds a chartered director designation (C.Dir) from McMaster University.


Derek has 23 years of experience in the real estate industry. His expertise touches on most facets of real estate including brokerage, property management, financing, commercial and residential development, and syndication. Derek has been President of Prospero International Realty since 1999. Considered a leading member of Vancouver’s business community Derek is also involved with the Urban Development Institute, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and Real Estate Institute of BC as well serving as a Director of BC Artscape. Derek graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1982 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Land Economics.