Jonathan Glencross is Director of Strategic Growth & leads the firm’s office in Montreal. In 2015 Jonathan launched Nexus Canada, enabling Canada’s youth to join a global movement of 3000+ next generation wealth holders for social good, and is best known as the founder of an $8M fund for sustainability at McGill University.
Jonathan’s work revolves around driving investment and entrepreneurship to address once in a generation opportunities. He led a global business coalition to determine how technology can unlock access to education for all on behalf of former UK Prime minister Gordon Brown, and is now designing an initiative for 1 million millennials to build high-impact companies over the next decade. As Director of Strategic Growth, Jonathan is responsible for anticipating the future of the impact investing.
In 2015 Jonathan launched Nexus Canada, enabling Canada’s youth to join a global movement of 3000+ next generation wealth holders, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors from over 70 countries uniting to catalyze new leadership and accelerate solutions to global problems.
Jonathan is also a serial social entrepreneur and advocate for entrepreneurship as a way of creating positive change. Although he is best known as the founder of a $8M fund for sustainability at McGill University, his most recent venture, Equipmind, deploys behavior change strategies to reduce energy consumption form equipment in the workplace. He has received national and international awards for his achievements in the fields of food, sustainability, youth and education, and has been a regular public speaker since 2008.