Geoff J. Catherwood is a partner in the Industrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund. He joined BDC in 2001.
Geoff is a registered professional engineer who has 14 years of experience in industrial automation and process control. Prior to joining BDC, he worked for Bailey Canada and Asea Brown Boveri, two large multinational industrial process automation suppliers. Geoff has diverse operational experience in the process automation industry, including field service, system commissioning, engineering, management and sales. He administers the E/CT portfolio in Western Canada and is active on the boards of several early-stage companies. He also volunteers in a number of programs promoting entrepreneurship, including New Ventures BC, an annual business plan competition.
Geoff holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an Executive MBA from Simon Fraser University. He has also completed the Canadian Securities Course.
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