Matthew Cross is a Managing Director based in the Vancouver office.
He is responsible for sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities and managing the day-to-day operations of the BC Tech Fund. In addition to serving on the investor advisory committees of several venture and private equity funds, Matthew serves as a Director or Observer of five Kensington Private Equity Fund investments: White Swan Environmental, Horseshoe Power, Mint Smartwash, Walt’s Wholesale Meats, and GridPoint.
Matthew was previously a Vice President and key member of the investment transaction team at Parallel49 Equity, a leading lower middle-market private equity firm based in Vancouver, BC. His responsibilities at the firm included deal origination, transaction structuring and execution, portfolio company management, and information technology.
Prior to joining Parallel49, Matthew worked with technology sector clients as part of Deloitte Consulting’s strategy practice in San Francisco and held a variety of strategic and operational roles in Canada and Norway at Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK), a leading global provider of marine services to the oil and gas industry.
Matthew holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an HBA (Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, and a BA in Sociology from Queen’s University.