Christopher H. G. Alexander

Mr Alexander is an entrepreneur and a former banker with over 30 years of cross-functional experience in the financial service industry, Waste Energy, Festival and Event Management, Construction & Renovation, and Business Consulting. He has experience in business development, not-for-profit and community organizations.

Mr Alexander is a Business Mentor and a Coach with exceptional knowledge of strategy development, risk management, cost reduction, operational planning, and continuous improvement of technology and processes. He has an excellent grasp of strategy, strategic financial planning, business development, and operational management. With a unique ability to effect operational change leading to improved business performance, maximization of profitability as client satisfaction, creating value for his clients is his number one priority. He has a keen interest in Micro Businesses in various industries and runs a Boutique Consulting firm that provides support to these businesses.

Chris is the CEO of Zhoosh Service Enterprise Inc. The former Chief Operations Officer of the Festival Management Committee, the organization that produces the Toronto Caribbean Carnival for the last 12 years until August 2021. He is a Finance Executive for Alliance Financing Group which provides finances to companies in various industries and an Executive Director of Connecting You Now. Chris is also the Vice Chair of ADDI Canada Eastern Division, the diaspora organization that brings together members of the diaspora to invest and create development across the continent and the Vice President of Zalent Creatives.

He has a keen interest in his community and believes that improvements are necessary for the way forward. Improving and promoting our culture is critical to him. Also, focusing on economic, political, legal, communication and education are the areas very high on his agenda. He has been involved in several organizations, participated in several not-for-profit boards and is the past chair of a number of boards including PCPI. He is also the past chairman of the Grenada Association Toronto and ran youth groups, small groups, and couples’ groups for several years.

Mr Alexander holds an MBA from Dalhousie University, a Bachelor of Business Management Degree from Ryerson University, and a diploma in Business Accounting and Finance from George Brown College. He is a Personal Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. He holds a number of certificates in financial consulting and banking compliance.