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Shafiq Karmali
Independent Director

Shafiq Karmali was CFO of West Coast Olefins Ltd. for three years and previously spent 23 years focused on global finance. He started his professional career as a control systems engineer in the Pulp & Paper industry in British Columbia before attending business school and focusing on finance.

He worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. in London, New York and Hong Kong over a 13 year period in various roles and businesses before eventually retiring as a Managing Director in the Principal Strategies Group based in Hong Kong. Shafiq also serves as the CIO of Cypress Lane Capital (Canada) Ltd., a private family equity long/short investment portfolio. He earned his degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and his MBA from the London Business School.

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