Derek Ballantyne

Derek Ballantyne

Chief Executive Officer

Derek Ballantyne has over twenty years of experience in the housing, real estate management and development business, with a particular focus on affordable housing. He has extensive experience in complex public and private project environments, a comprehensive knowledge of the financial management and investment management business, as well as a deep understanding of the social housing sector. He has successfully managed and implemented a social housing investment program, and participated in the oversight of investment funds in the not-for-profit sector.

Derek has worked in a senior executive capacity with Build Toronto, Toronto Housing Company, Ottawa City Living. He is currently retained as a partner with New Market Funds, and in this capacity has oversight of the Community Forward Fund. Derek is currently Principal of DKGI Inc., a small housing and finance consultancy, and is Chair of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Board.

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