Founder, Chair, CEO
Director since: December 2003
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Margot M. Micallef, Q.C. has been the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since July 2016. Ms. Micallef is also the President of Oliver Capital Partners, a company she founded in 2003 to invest in private companies looking for expansion capital or an outright sale. Since its inception, Oliver Capital Partners has directly and indirectly invested in a number of diverse businesses including: broadcasting, publishing, food manufacturing and real estate and manages or has managed the franchise development rights for a number of well known quick service restaurant brands. Under Margot’s leadership Oliver has established a track record of delivering industry leading returns to its investors.
Margot has also served as an Adjunct Professor in governance and ethics for the MBA Program at the University of Alberta and is on the Faculty of the Directors College, a joint venture between McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada. Prior to founding Oliver Capital Partners Inc., Margot was a Senior Vice-President of Shaw Communications Inc., in Calgary, Alberta; a Partner with Russell and DuMoulin (now Fasken Martineau DuMoulin) in Vancouver, British Columbia; and was a co-instructor for the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia. Ms. Micallef has served on a number of public and private company boards including Vista Radio Ltd., ENMAX Corporation – where she also served as Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee, Solium Capital Inc., Tecterra Inc., Canwest Global Communications Inc., and TheraCann International Benchmarking Inc. She has been recognized for her business and entrepreneurial leadership and success by a number of leading organizations including WXN, Women in Communications & Technology, Ernst & Young, RBC and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.