Chairman of the Board
Direct Phone: (416) 644-6000 ex 200
Vahan is an entrepreneur and investor whose career includes investment and merchant banking, operational management, private equity and public investments. Prior to co-founding TerraNova Partners LP in 2004, Vahan co-founded Polar Capital Corporation, a private Toronto-based investment company where he served as President from 1990 to 2000. Vahan is a member of the World Presidents’ Organization and is active with several community service projects, most notably The Mosaic Institute where he is co-founder and Chairman. Vahan holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa, a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a Certificate of Proficiency from the Langues et Lettres faculty of the University of Grenoble, France.
As Chairman of Aventine, Vahan’s depth of business and investment experience brings immeasurable value to the firm. He provides Aventine’s executive team with strategic guidance, mentorship and network support. Vahan is an active member of Aventine’s investment committee and informally serves as the firm’s Chief Culture Officer.