Mr. Dawe is an accomplished entrepreneur, financier and investor based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. During his career, he has completed deals valued in excess of $1 billion, and he has founded or co-founded a number of successful companies, both public and private.
Since 2005, Mr. Dawe was a principle principal financier of TSX and NASDAQ listed biotechnology company IMV Inc., and led its initial public listing. In addition, Mr. Dawe is CEO and a Board Member of Torrent Capital, and serves as Chairman of the Board for Pivot Technology Solutions.
Mr. Dawe holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University (MUN), where he sits on the Advisory Board to the Faculty of Business Administration. His philanthropic activities include establishing and personally funding the annual James R. Pearcey Entrepreneurial Scholarship at MUN, and he recently funded DC Makes, a new entrepreneurship-based program at the Discovery Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Mr. Dawe, originally from Newfoundland, is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and is a fellow of the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) in Halifax, Nova Scotia.