Title: Director and Vice Chair
Colin Lynch is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Growth at Greystone Managed Investments, a $32 billion investment fund. As a member of the management team, he is responsible for the overall strategy of the firm and initiatives to materially grow assets under management and profitability. Colin's previous roles include serving as the General Manager of Global Strategy at Aimia, the world's leader in loyalty programs and as a member of McKinsey & Company's Chicago office and Morgan Stanley's Investment Bank.
As a Board Member at Toronto Community Housing, Colin serves as Vice Chair and chairs the Building Investment, Finance and Committee. He also serves on Queen's University's Board of Trustees where he vice-chairs the Capital Assets and Finance Committee (oversees $500 million operating budget and $3 billion in real estate assets) and oversees the $1.2 billion endowment as a Member of the Investment Committee. He represents 160,000 university alumni as an Executive Member of the University Council. Colin is also a Chair of the Board of Directors and President-Elect of the Empire Club of Canada - North America's oldest continuing speaker's club. He is also a member of the Executive Team of the Harvard Business School Club of Toronto and a member of the Advisory Board of the Pearson Centre and the Student Voice Initiative.
Colin is President of the Scarborough Agincourt Federal Liberal Association (SAFLA). He previously served as a member of the Senior Management Team of Toronto Mayor John Tory's winning campaign, worked in the headquarters of a successful U.S. presidential campaign and has advised senior policy makers and business executives globally. Colin has also enjoyed an avid musical career that has included a European concert tour, guest performances with National Youth Orchestras and membership in over 20 performing ensembles.
Colin received an MBA from Harvard University as well as a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts from Queen's University. All were received with distinction. He was also awarded an ARCT in Piano Teaching (Honours) from the Royal Conservatory of Music.