As a student, Brian wanted to pursue a career in astronomy, yet a single visit to the bustling New York Stock Exchange on weekend trip to the Big Apple ignited his passion for the investment world.
“My career path led me to working in pension funds and then I started my own business, but I really credit the success that I’ve enjoyed to the foundation I received at Sir George,” says Neysmith.
“As a university graduate, parent and grandparent, I feel I have a responsibility to support the development of our society in general. The more educated our society is, the better the economy runs and the better the life of its citizens becomes,” he says.
“In my case, I had the good fortune to go to Sir George — now Concordia — and to give back to the next generation is a great honour.”