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Laurentian University Appoints James Barltrop to Board of Governors

New member brings significant experience from financial sector

July 8, 2024 - Laurentian University is pleased to announce the appointment of James Barltrop to its Board of Governors.

"Bringing in another experienced leader is exactly what we aim to do and we are pleased to welcome James Barltrop to the Board. With over 33 years as a leader in the financial sector, he brings a rare set of skills that will enable him to guide our decisions as board members. He is someone that will ask the right questions at the right time,” said ​​Vern Cameron, Chair of the Laurentian University Board of Governors.

"I am honored to join the Board of Governors at Laurentian University. This University has a very bright future and I hope to be able to help offer guidance towards that future. Laurentian is truly unique in its tricultural mandate and I am looking forward to contributing in any way possible,” said Barltrop.

About James Barltrop

A senior executive with over 33 years of experience in capital markets and investment banking. His primary focus is on the origination and execution of transactions related to major strategic and financial initiatives. He has held a lead role in numerous complex initial public offerings, equity and equity-linked financings for Scotiabank’s focus clients. He possesses broad experience in dealing with the investment community including corporate issuers, institutional investors, and investment advisors.

He is a graduate of the Ivey School of Business and earned a Masters of Business Administration from York University.