your mP Candidate For Aurora-Oak Ridges-richmond Hill 

PRIYA PATIL, B.SC., J.D., ICD.D

Ms. Patil is a corporate and NFP director.  She was a senior investment banker, public company senior executive and an Ontario and California attorney.  Her career spans 25+ years of domestic and international work primarily in the financial services; natural resources and public company roles in Canada, the U.S. and India. She has held several leadership roles responsible for P&L. She brings strong understanding of Canadian economy, international trade and brings a passion for innovation economy and fiscal prudence.

Ms. Patil is and has held various directorships including in the Canadian public mining; private equity; economic development; education; and entrepreneurship. Her board positions include Alexandria Minerals (listed on TSX); DMZ at Ryerson University; Association for Corporate Growth (an American private equity industry organization), TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur), a Silicon Valley based global entrepreneurship focused organization and YWCA Toronto.

She has held several senior executive positions including at Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange covering global diversified industries; Managing Director & equity owner at Pacific International (PI) Financial and Managing Director/Head of Investment Banking at Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon, both IIROC investment banks. Ms. Patil was the Global General Counsel & Corporate Secretary – Breakwater Resources (dual listed mining company); Business & Finance Attorney: Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, Palo Alto, California; Corporate Counsel – General Motors (Canada); Dundee and GMP Securities; and merchant banker at State Bank of India, Mumbai.

A member of the California and Ontario Bars, she holds the ICD.D charter. She earned a J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Ottawa and B.Sc. (Honours) (Computer Sciences and Statistics) from the University of Bombay.

Her personal interests include international affairs; trade and economic affairs; the arts and ancient culture; travel; preservation of historical treasures and environment; animal welfare; gardening; and mentoring.