The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business Elects New Officers & Directors

18 February 2021

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business at its Board of Directors Meeting held on the 17 of February 2021 following the 26th Annual General Meeting – held on February 1, 2021 – elected the following officers and directors: 

Chair: Sebastian Spio-Garbrah

Vice Chair: Gwenaele Montagner

Treasurer: Thys Terblanche

Secretary: Wayne Floreani  

Mr Alan Friedman resigned as a director after many years of faithful service 

The following permanent committees were also constituted by the board:

Risk & Audit/ Strategy/ Finance Committee

Nominations/ Compensation Committee

Marketing/ Events Committee

Governance Committee

Directors Elected at the 26th Annual General Meeting of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business:

  • Brenda J. Gosselin, Partner, Goodmans LLP
  • Brian M. Dodo, Co-Founder, BmDodo Strategic Design & CEO, MAPP Africa
  • Daniel Barankin, CEO 6ix Inc
  • Gwenaele Montagner Senior Director, International Trade, World Trade Centre, Toronto
  • Mukani Moyo, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Paula Caldwell St-Onge, Fmr. Canadian Ambassador to Haiti & Fmr. Director General Africa, Global Affairs Canada
  • Peter Braid, CEO, Insurance Brokers Assoc of Canada (IBAC); Fmr. Member of Parliament
  • Scott Jolliffe, Partner, Gowling WLG & Chair, Canada Arab Business Council
  • Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, Global Managing Director, DaMina Advisors
  • Thys Terblanche, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Ausenco
  • Wayne Floreani, Vice President, MineAfrica Inc.


Garreth Bloor


The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 

Tel: +1.647.667.1223

Manulife Building RTO
55 Bloor Street West, PO Box 19553
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3T9

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