Executive Management Team


Hugh Cartwright, B.Comm - Chief Executive Officer & Director

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Mr. Cartwright is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Maple Leaf Corporate Funds Ltd. and also the Chairman and a Director of Maple Leaf Flow-Through Holdings Corp. and Maple Leaf Short Duration Flow-Through Management Corps., the General Partners of Maple Leaf Short Duration Flow- Through Limited Partnerships.  Further he is Chairman and a Director of Maple Leaf Energy Income Management Corps, the General Partners of Maple Leaf Energy Income Limited Partnerships and of Maple Leaf Energy Income Holdings Corp. 

  

Mr. Cartwright is also CEO and a Director of CADO Bancorp Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiary CADO Investment Fund Management Inc.

 

In addition, Mr. Cartwright is Managing Partner and Director of WCSB Royalty Income Investments, Jov Diversified Flow-Through Limited Partnership's, Fairway Energy Limited Partnership's, and Chief Executive Officer and President of Maple Leaf Charitable Giving Management Corp.

 

In addition, Mr. Cartwright is also currently the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Qwest Bancorp Ltd., a British Columbia-based merchant banking company with over 25 years of experience in investment banking, structured finance, syndication and fund administration. Mr. Cartwright is also the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Trilogy Bancorp Ltd., a British Columbia-based asset and administrative management company.

 

Mr. Cartwright was a founder and from November 1998 to February 2006 was a director of Qwest Energy Corp. (“Qwest Energy”), a company which structured, managed and syndicated tax-assisted investments in the oil and gas industry. Qwest Energy and its subsidiaries were, from 1999 to 2005, involved in the management of energy investments, including in-house accounting, financial reporting, investor relations and tax reporting.

 

Mr. Cartwright was also a founder and former Chief Executive Officer and a director of Qwest Energy Investment Management Corp. from May 2003 to February 2006 and the general partner of each of Qwest Energy RSP/Flow-Through Limited Partnership, Qwest Energy IV Flow-Through Limited Partnership, Qwest Energy 2004 Flow-Through Limited Partnership, Qwest Energy 2005 Flow-Through Limited Partnership, Qwest Energy 2005-II Flow-Through Limited Partnership and Qwest Energy 2005-III Flow-Through Limited Partnership. In addition, Mr. Cartwright was the founder, Chief Executive Officer and a director of each of Qwest Energy RSP/Flow-Through Financial Corp., Qwest Energy 2004 Financial Corp. and Qwest Energy 2005 Financial Corp.

 

Mr. Cartwright is a founder and currently an officer and director of the Opus Cranberries Limited Partnerships, Western Royal Ginseng Management Corp., Western Royal Ginseng I Corp., Western Royal Ginseng II Corp., Western Royal Ginseng III Corp., Pacific Canadian Ginseng Ltd., Pacific Canadian Ginseng I Ltd., Pacific Canadian Ginseng II Ltd., Ponderosa Ginseng Farms Ltd. and Qwest Emerging Technologies (VCC) Fund Ltd. as well as a director and officer of Imperial Ginseng Products Ltd. and Knightswood Financial Corp. (“Knightswood”) (both publicly traded companies listed on the TSXV). He was also the founder and former Chairman and director of Qwest Emerging Biotech (VCC) Fund Ltd.

 

Mr. Cartwright graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and specialized in finance.