Presenters

  • Aiden Wiechula

    Grew up in Saudi Arabia and was a Ellis (’04) grad. Earned a B.A. Honours in History at Trent University while spending summers tree planting. There […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Position:

       Registered Forest Professional

    • Industry:

       Forestry

  • Brian Code

    BIOGRAPHY After graduating as a “Lifer” at Brentwood, Brian proceeded to the University of Waterloo. During his undergraduate degree, he spent time working in Japan, Wall […]

  • Caryl Dolinko

    BIOGRAPHY Caryl is the principal and founder of Smart Cookie Consulting, a boutique communications firm since 2001. With almost 30 years’ experience in communications, specializing in […]

  • Fiona Chambers

    BIOGRAPHY Fiona is an entrepreneur, academic and adventurer who has embraced a busy but meaningful career on Southern Vancouver Island. She holds an undergraduate degree from […]

  • Annabelle Glass

    BIOGRAPHY Brentwood grad of 2007, Colgate University grad of 2011, and BCIT grad of 2013. Completed my undergraduate degree at Colgate in Environmental Geography with a […]

  • Jonathan Henning

    I’m a Cannes Lions winning Creative Strategist and Director. Since 2009, I’ve worked with clients bridging consumer goods, fashion and non-profits, creating memorable and effective advertising […]

  • Nancy Humber

    BIOGRAPHY Dr. Nancy Humber is a rural physician for the past 20 years working in a generalist scope of practice performing emergency medicine, maternity care, surgical […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Position:

       Rural Physician

    • Industry:

       Medical Doctor

  • Megan Toriglia

    BIOGRAPHY Megan Toriglia (Alex House ’09) works as a producer, assistant, and visual communications strategist for internationally renowned fashion photographer and educator Lara Jade.  After graduating […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Position:

       Producer, Assistant, and Visual Communications Strategist

    • Industry:

       Fashion

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  • Dr. Simon Monckton

    BIOGRAPHY Dr. Simon Monckton (University of Alberta BS 1986, University of Alberta MS 1989, University of British Columbia PhD 1997) investigated natural language manipulator control, industrial […]

  • Christine Lintott

    Christine Lintott Architect, a sole proprietorship, is entering its fifth year of operation. The new firm emerged from the values and principles honed during Architect Christine […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Company:

       Christine Lintott

    • Position:

       Architect

    • Industry:

       Architect

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  • Max King

    BIOGRAPHY Max King is passionate about surfing, tennis, snowboarding, beauty, art, design, plants, vintage furniture, books, friends & family, new experiences, functionality, beach combing, and fashion. […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Company:

       STUSSY

    • Position:

       Retail Brand Director and Design Consultant

    • Industry:

       Fashion

    • Website:

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  • Sabina Singh

    BIOGRAPHY Dr. Sabina S. Singh has been engaged in political research and practice for the past two decades. In the mid-1990s, after completing a Master’s degree […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Company:

       Sabina S. Singh, PHD

    • Position:

       Political Consultant

    • Industry:

       Politics

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  • Dr. David Kantorowitz

    BIOGRAPHY I was born in December 1949 and lived my first 17 years in Brooklyn NYC.  My father was an accountant and my mother was a […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Position:

       Medical Doctor Ph.D.

    • Industry:

       Medical Doctor

  • Victoria Brown

    BIOGRAPHY As Manager of Planning Analysis I supervise 5 professional staff. Our mandate is statutory review, consultation and interpretation regarding Part 17 of the MGA and […]

  • Heidi Powell

    BIOGRAPHY After graduating from Brentwood, I pursued a Bachelor’s of Science and completed a degree in Biology from the University of Victoria. I soon realized that […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Position:

       Dietician

    • Industry:

       Dietitian

  • Caleb Beyers

    BIOGRAPHY While he was born in the UK to South African parents, Caleb Beyers considers himself a full-fledged Canadian. The middle of 3 brothers raised by […]

    • Date:

       February 19, 2016

    • Position:

       Artist

    • Industry:

       Artist

  • Hans Harn

    BIOGRAPHY Hans Harn (Class 2001) is now a post-doc medical researcher at University of Southern California, LA. In Brentwood he was an avid mathematician and scientist, […]

  • Robert Toews

    Dentistry is the most entrepreneurial discipline in Canadian Healthcare.  The best care providers attract new patients, build an effective team and deliver exceptional care.  It is […]

    • Date:

       February 23, 2016

    • Position:

       Dentist

    • Industry:

       Dentist

  • Sean Birch

    BIOGRAPHY I’m a geotechnical engineer with about 13 years of experience in industry in Alberta and BC. After completing a couple degrees at the University of […]

  • Amelia Birch

    BIOGRAPHY I graduated from Brentwood in 2001. After completing an undergrad in the states and a graduate degree at UBC, I finally settled on Nursing, completing […]

  • Mark Collinson

    BIOGRAPHY I graduated from Brentwood in the class of 2000, when Roger’s house was newly renovated, Brentwood added a third girls house (Gwenneth), and Ellis House […]

  • Dr. Carol Coxon

    BIOGRAPHY I am a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working in Comox, Vancouver Island. After brief careers in politics, journalism and consulting, at age 32, with no […]

    • Date:

       February 23, 2016

    • Position:

        Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

    • Industry:

       Psychiatrist

  • Niels Hunter

    BIOGRAPHY Niels Hunter is a Global Account Executive with the global technology company Dell, in the OEM division.  His account portfolio generates $40 Million annually.  He […]

  • Saad Hasan

    BIOGRAPHY Summary  Designated ICD Director and senior executive with 25+ years of progressively responsible management experience within the Hospitality industry in India, England, Middle East, […]

    • Date:

       February 23, 2016

    • Company:

       Lodging Ovations

    • Position:

       General Manager

    • Industry:

       Tourism

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  • Chris Redcliffe, CFP

    BIOGRAPHY Chris was born in Vancouver to immigrant parents where he was raised both in a major city as well as a rural town before becoming […]

  • Gregory Stamatis (’70)

    BIOGRAPHY Greg Stamatis is president and co-founder of Ridgeland-based SecureBuy LLC, whose start-up began with the formation of its parent company, SignatureLink, in 2005. With a […]

  • Wayne Kozak

    As a musician, composer, audio producer and studio owner for over 25 years, Wayne Kozak has been involved in audio production for hundreds of commercials for […]

  • Shawn Flynn RPF

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    • Date:

       February 5, 2014

    • Company:

       Greenmax Resourses

    • Position:

       Forestry/Education

    • Industry:

       Forestry

  • Catherine Reynolds

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  • Karena D. Skelton

    BSc Honours from the University of Saskatchewan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Presently working in general private practice as a […]

  • Grant Christoff

    For my undergraduate studies, I bounced around from Royal Roads Military College (when it was a military college), a community college in Prince George and the […]

    • Date:

       February 14, 2017

    • Position:

       First Nations Lawyer

    • Industry:

       2017, Law

  • Robert L Crabtree

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  • Bill Lancashire

    I was a huge beneficiary of the post war Attlee government policy that gave working class kids like me an opportunity to to go to college […]

    • Date:

       February 10, 2015

    • Company:

       Dr. W Lancashire Pty Ltd

    • Position:

       Specialist in Intensive Care

    • Industry:

       Medical Doctor

  • Nigel David

    BIOGRAPHY: While at Brentwood, I enjoyed the well-rounded education it offered. I focused on the arts, sports, biology and some creative science. At university, I found […]

  • John Fitzpatrick

    I spent 33 years in software development for enterprise, web and mobile applications. Coming from a business prospective not from the typical programming/math background and degree’s. […]

  • Captain Uwe Goehl

    I am an Airbus A319/A320/A321 Captain at Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. I graduated from Brentwood College in 1991 and received […]

    • Date:

       February 12, 2015

    • Company:

       Etihad Airways

    • Position:

       Commercial Pilot

    • Industry:

       Aviation

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  • Lieutenant-Colonel Steve Richards

    I am a lawyer, currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces with the Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG).  After completing a BA at Royal […]

    • Date:

       February 12, 2015

    • Company:

       Canadian Forces

    • Position:

       Deputy Director of Military Prosecutions

    • Industry:

       Law, Military

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  • Clare Tompkins

    I graduated from University of Guelph with a BSc and Ontario Veterinary College with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). I work in a mixed practice […]

  • Russell Barton

    I have been designing and building apparatus of all sorts since 1974, starting with food processing machinery, through cryogenics apparatus, through fuel cell stacks and systems, […]

    • Date:

       February 13, 2015

    • Company:

       Barton Industries Inc.

    • Position:

       Engineer / Inventor

    • Industry:

       Engineering, Inventor

  • Peter Bontkes, BA, BSF, RPF

    Graduated from King’s University College in 1991 with BA in Psych. and Certificate in Business Administration Graduated from UBC in 1995 with BSF in Resource Management […]

    • Date:

       February 28, 2017

    • Company:

       Silvifor Resource Consultants Ltd.

    • Position:

       Owner, Forester

    • Industry:

       2017, Forestry

  • Raymond Culberson

    I spent 37 years in the Lloyds and London Insurance and Reinsurance Market. I started straight from school at the age of 17 and worked my […]

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  • Steve DeNure

    I am President and Chief Operating Officer of DHX Media, a  company formed in 2006 with the  merger of  Halifax Films with DECODE Entertainment, which I […]

    • Date:

       February 13, 2015

    • Company:

       DHX Media

    • Position:

       President and Chief Operating Officer

    • Industry:

       Television

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  • Christine Haebler

    A 32 year film veteran, Christine spent the ‘80s and early ‘90s in various production positions working on films such as The Navigator, Willow, Immediate Family, […]

    • Date:

       February 17, 2015

    • Company:

       Screen Siren Pictures

    • Position:

       Producer

    • Industry:

       Television

    • Website:

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  • Della Lawrence

    I am currently self employed and living in Shawnigan Lake, BC.  After graduating from the Royal Military College in Kingston with a BA (Commerce), I served […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2015

    • Industry:

       Military

  • Ashley W. Witts, MA, FIA, FCIA, FSA

    Relevant Experience/Specialization Ashley is a Senior Consulting Actuary and Account Director with over 30 years’ of actuarial consulting experience. Ashley manages a number of large client […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2015

    • Company:

       Towers Watson

    • Position:

       Senior Consulting Actuary & Account Director

    • Industry:

       Finance

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  • Rose M. Granitto

    Rose practises law in the area of personal injury arising from motor vehicle accidents and occupiers liability. Experienced in dealing with catastrophic injuries, head injuries, wrongful […]

    • Date:

       February 19, 2015

    • Company:

       Taylor-Granitto

    • Position:

       Lawyer

    • Industry:

       Law

    • Website:

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  • Gary Briggs
  • Cal Shumiatcher

    BIOGRAPHY CAL SHUMIATCHER is a Gemini Award-winning producer with more than 25 years experience in the film and television industry. Following a history of success in […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Company:

       Paperny Entertainment

    • Position:

       Executive Vice-President

    • Industry:

       Producer

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  • Bea Bate

    BIOGRAPHY After leaving Brentwood College, I attended my undergraduate degree in criminology at Carlton University and Simon Fraser University. I obtained my law degree at University […]

    • Date:

       February 18, 2016

    • Position:

       Criminal Defence Lawyer

    • Industry:

       Law