Don’s expertise is in transactional work, strategic planning, and start-up advisory. He has acquired, started up and operated business in the automotive, consumer product, technology, construction, and property sectors.
Don is Chairman and owner of New Venture Holdings (NVH), a well-established, privately owned holding company with operating company and real estate investments in Bermuda, Canada and the UK.
The existing portfolio of NVH companies include technology (Canada and serviced office and self-storage facilities (Bermuda). Management Solutions is also a subsidiary of New Venture Holdings.
Don is an advocate of community service and 2013 was appointed by the Minister of Finance to the SAGE Commission, which undertook an extensive review of the operational and fiscal performance of the Government of Bermuda. He is the Chairman of Ignite, a not-for-profit start-up Accelerator to promote economic participation in Bermuda.
BA Economics - Queens University
MBA Schulich School of Business - York University
New Venture Holdings - Chairman
Management Solutions - Director
Suite Solutions - Director
Island Self Storage - Director
Pembroke Marketing - Director
Mill Reach Properties - Director
Air Care Holdings - Director
Brookfield Business Partners - Director
Helix IT - Director
Trunomi – Board Advisor
Chairman - Ignite
Co-Founder Ignite (Bermuda’s first private Accelerator)
Past Chairman - The Family Centre
Trustee - The Bermuda Hospital Charitable Trust
Past Trustee - Bermuda High School for Girls
Former Board Member - Bermuda Employers Council
Former Member - Linc Advisory Council
Former Director - Cap-a-Laige Trust
Former Chapter Chair - Young Presidents Organization Bermuda
Commissioner - SAGE Commission (Government of Bermuda)