Scott Hurd

Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Scott is a co-founder of Westleaf and brings significant leadership, business development, and principal investing / capital markets expertise. Prior to Westleaf, Scott served as the Vice President of Business Development at Grafton Asset Management, a leading Canadian asset management firm where he was involved in raising, investing and managing over $1 bn of capital focused on real-asset investments in North America. Previously, Scott worked for Macquarie Energy Capital’s principal investing group where he focused on the origination and execution of investments in domestic and international structured and mezzanine debt, public and private equities, and joint venture transactions. Scott has also worked for CIBC World Markets in the global energy investment banking group. Scott is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Finance from the University of Calgary.