Keynote Speaker – Margot M. Micallef, Q.C.
Margot M. Micallef, Q.C. is the President of Oliver Capital Partners, a company she founded in 2003 to invest in private companies looking for expansion capital or an outright sale. Since its inception Oliver Capital Partners has directly and indirectly invested in a number of diverse businesses including: broadcasting, publishing, technology, ranching, real estate, food manufacturing, and food service.
Margot’s passion today is a better for you food company she co-founded with her sister Gabriella to commercialize their non-traditional pasta now marketed as skinnypasta™ along with other foods that alleviate symptoms of chronic illness and aging and aid in health and wellbeing. Prior to founding Oliver Capital Partners Inc., Margot was a Senior Vice-President of Shaw Communications Inc.
In 2018 Margot will be granted the Sherrold Moore Award by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce for her support of Calgary and the business community. Margot is active in her community through fund raising initiatives which in the past have included: The Alberta Ballet, The Alberta Ballet School of Dance, the HR MacMillan Planetarium, Homes of Hope, the Intensive Care Foundation of Alberta, the Canadian Human Rights Museum, The Lung Cancer Initiative at the University of Calgary, the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary Alberta and the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
She is the co-author of a Best Selling book called It’s the Landing that Counts which seeks to empower those who have suffered adversity or who need inspiration to move forward towards finding Peace, Happiness and Prosperity.