Board of Directors
Neveen Faress (Chair)
Neveen is an experienced leader in business and organization, notably in the GTA’s real estate industry. There, she has developed a reputation for negotiation, market expertise and a deep knowledge of financial structures and tools, all oriented around the specific needs of her clients.
Cathy Murphy (Treasurer)
Cathy has made a career in Ireland-Canada relations: first in the cultural sector as Executive Producer of the Irish Repertory Theatre Company of Canada, then in diaspora relations as the inaugural Executive Director of I/CAN, and currently in the trade sphere as Managing Director of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce and VP of EUCCAN (EU Chamber of Commerce Canada).
Cedric Tekie-Hatala (Secretary)
Cedric is a Communications Manager for a nonprofit organization. She has worked and traveled in Africa, Europe and North America. Her extensive experience in various countries and industries has been instrumental in collaborating with various individuals and organizations.
As a Senior Banker, Board Member, and Advisor, Jasmin brings to the table both in-depth financial and consulting expertise. She is an astute financial services executive that for the past 17 years has worked extensively with many of Canada’s best and brightest companies, especially those in emerging technology, innovation, and knowledge based industries. Jasmin understands the power of leveraging the financial community, and the technology ecosystem to drive business results.
We recognize the invaluable support and service rendered by our previous board members:
Grace Wu | 2019-2020
Shay Alter | 2016-2020
Nicole Karolyi | 2016-2020
Rocco Achampong | 2016-2018