Leah Nguyen has been appointed as Chief Investment Officer of InBC Investment (InBC), a newly created Crown corporation responsible for a $500-million strategic investment fund that will help B.C.-based businesses grow and diversify the economy.
Nguyen joins InBC from her current position as Investment Director for the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good, one of the world’s largest corporate impact funds.
Nguyen is an investor and technology executive with more than 17 years of experience across various industries, including telecommunications, retail, utilities and natural resources. During her time at TELUS, she was responsible for building a portfolio of purpose driven, for-profit funds and companies.
Nguyen is a graduate of Simon Fraser University and is proud to have developed her career in British Columbia. She is an active community member serving on several private sector and community boards.
“I am incredibly honoured to join Jill Earthy, CEO, and the Board of Directors in this new role and look forward to helping realize the vision of InBC to help the province’s companies grow and prosper,” said Nguyen. “I feel passionately that by supporting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds, industries, and regions of the province to pursue their business goals and ambitions, we are creating a better economic future for British Columbians.”
“Leah is an accomplished investment leader who brings direct experience in private equity, growth capital and impact investing,” said Jill Earthy, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), InBC. “We embrace her proven expertise in building a strong network of partnerships across the B.C. business and investment community and her ability to develop and activate funding solutions that align with our triple bottom line mandate.”