Derek Gent

Director

Derek Gent recently stepped down after 10 years as leader of the Vancity Community Foundation, an arms-length charity associated with Vancity Credit Union based on the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw territories in BC. Prior to this role, Derek managed a portfolio of impact investments as part of the venture capital arm at Vancity, and has worked in management consulting, also gaining international experience in Bangladesh, Brazil and Northern Italy. He has an MBA from Queens, and currently serves as volunteer chair of New Market Funds Society, investment committee chair for Cooperators Foundation, and city co-chair for Aga Khan Foundation Canada.