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Shawn oversees Tricor’s investments and operations and is involved in all aspects of the firm’s activities.  As CEO and Managing Director, Shawn leads the Tricor team in managing the existing investment portfolio and developing the business of tomorrow.


Prior to joining Tricor, Shawn worked for 15 years at Stern Partners, a Vancouver-based private investment firm, where he was Vice President and General Counsel.  In addition to overseeing legal matters for the group, he assisted with acquisitions and dispositions, corporate development and finance, and on-going business and strategic matters for the group’s companies.


Prior to Stern Partners, Shawn practised law for six years at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York.  He was a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and Private Equity Group and his practice focused on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and other general corporate matters.


Shawn studied law at McGill University where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.).  He also obtained a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) from McGill University’s School of Architecture.


Shawn is active in various community and philanthropic organizations.


Direct: +1 (604) 646-4370

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