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Alison Nankivell

Senior Vice President, Fund Investments and Global Scaling, BDC
Alison Nankivell is Senior Vice President, Fund Investments and Global Scaling. Based in Toronto, she leads the indirect investments of BDC Capital, one of Canada’s largest venture and growth equity fund investors with more than $5 billion of assets under management.
She is also responsible for BDC Capital’s strategic initiatives focused on environmental, social and governance and the global expansion strategy for the bank’s most high-potential direct investments, particularly in Asia.
Before joining BDC, she was Director of Funds Asia with Teachers’ Private Capital, the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. She also spent 14 years with Export Development Canada (EDC), where she helped build out its Canadian and Asian private equity and venture capital fund investment platform.
Ms. Nankivell also serves as the Chair of the Board for the Institutional Limited Partners Association and on the DEI Committee of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.