Meet our Board of Directors

Farouk Ahamed, CPA, CA

Chair of the Board

Appointed to the Board of Gore Mutual Insurance Company in 2011 and appointed as Chair in 2015.  Mr. Ahamed is President of ADF Invescap Inc., a corporate finance advisory firm.  He was a partner of Ernst & Young LLP from 1991 and Senior Vice President of Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc. until September 2009. 

Mr. Ahamed is the past Chair of the Board of Governors of Wilfrid Laurier University and currently on the Deanís Advisory Council for Laurierís School of Business & Economics, a director of Armtec Infrastructure Inc. and past director of PCAS Patient Care Automation Services Inc.

Mr. Ahamed previously served on the boards of the Freeport Hospital, the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo, United Way of Kitchener-Waterloo, the Waterloo Wellington Chartered Accountants Association and the Aga Khan Economic Planning Board, Ontario. 

Mr. Ahamed is a Chartered Professional Accountant, an Institute of Corporate Directors Certified Director and holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.