EducationHBA, Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Industry affiliationsCanadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets (CAASA) - Member
Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA CA
Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
Contributing over 20 years of senior financial management and audit experience, Vasco is a key member of senior management working closely with our investment team, external auditors and other finance professionals and acting as the primary point of contact for our limited partners. Having worked through the re-organization of the company and the disposition of the retail segment of the business, Vasco now focuses on the growth of the institutional fund management business, the streamlining of finance and legal operations and external reporting to our limited partners.
Responsible for the financial management of Lumira Ventures and the investment funds it manages, Vasco oversees financial and legal operations, ensuring that the appropriate controls are in place to manage the activities of Lumira Ventures and its managed funds through the strategic evaluation, development and implementation of financial policies, systems and procedures developed in consideration of external reporting, risk and governance as well as regulatory and tax compliance.
Prior to joining Lumira Ventures, Vasco worked as an external auditor with KPMG and has gained internal audit and operational audit experience with a regulated public utility where he provided the internal control input for a major customer information system development project.