Christopher Gillam

Christopher Gillam

Vice President Montreal

Christopher was appointed Vice President, Operations and Strategic Initiatives, in 2021. He oversees BDC Capital’s strategic planning, develops and tracks the deployment of strategic initiatives, and manages operational activities, thought leadership and advanced analytics initiatives.

Christopher has over a decade of experience in venture capital, with experience in direct investing, co-investments and fund investments, predominantly in the technology sector. Prior to joining BDC in 2017 as a Director, Fund Investments, he worked for Teralys, a large private fund of funds.

He began his career in venture capital at Telesystem as an Analyst and later joined financial consulting firm Modelcom as a Financial Modeling Expert. In 2013, Christopher joined Investissement Québec, where, as Senior Director of Investments, he led investments of more than $10 million in funds (including Real Ventures, iNovia and Novacap) and co-investments (including Lightspeed and Icentia).

Christopher holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from HEC Montréal and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).