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Finding Help | GameSense

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Board of Directors

Peter Kappel

Chair, Vancouver

Mr. Kappel is a former investment banker who now manages a private investment portfolio and serves as a corporate director.  A former chartered accountant with KPMG in Vancouver and Frankfurt, he made the transition to investment banking at JP Morgan (New York/Frankfurt) after business school.  He also served in senior roles at Nomura, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Calyon and DVB Bank in London.  In the latter three, he was the Managing Director in charge of their respective European Securitisation businesses.  He was responsible for many ground-breaking transactions, a regular speaker at ABS conferences and a founding and former executive committee member of the European Securitisation Forum of the Bond Market Association.  He holds an MBA from the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires ("INSEAD"), a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from the University of Victoria and received his Chartered Accountant designation through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Mr. Kappel joined the Board of BCLC in May, 2018.