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Malcolm Burke


Malcolm is a widely respected Vancouver business leader, financier, and board director with an accomplished career spanning over five decades in private and public companies. He spent many years in the real estate investment and syndication business specializing in U.S. commercial and multi-family developments. Through his Primary Ventures entity, Malcolm has been instrumental in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in project financing capital. Through his career, Malcolm has developed a global network of senior business leaders including decades-long relationships with some of the most notable figures on the Canadian business landscape.

Background Snapshot

Primary Ventures Corp., Founder and Principal (1982 – present)
Il Caminetta di Umberto, Board Director and Partner (1982 – 2018)
Tsar Emerald Corp., Co-Founder and Board Director (2004 – 2008)
Cape Roger Curtis Lands, Co-Owner and Board Director (1982 – 2004)
Interactive Entertainment Ltd., Board Director (2002 – 2006)
Upgrade Technologies Inc., Board Director (1998- 2001)
Maine Pride Salmon Inc., Board Director and Partner (1995 – 2000)
SHEP Technologies Ltd., Board Director (1992-1996)
Nelson Entertainment (VSE: NHI, AMEX: NNH), Board Director and Compensation Committee Chair (1987 – 1994)
Hardy Sea Farms Ltd., Co-Founder and Board Director (1988 – 1992)
A.E. LePage Ltd. (known today as Royal LePage), Managing Partner (1972 – 1983)


Malcolm chairs our Management Board. He also actively supports our client mandates in areas including project identification, developing operational and financial strategies, and by leveraging his deep connections across a wide range of industries.