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Michael Galego, Director


Appointed by the City of Toronto in June 2019.

Michael Galego is an executive, lawyer and corporate director with extensive M&A and corporate finance experience. Mr. Galego is currently CEO of Apolo Capital Advisory Corp. and sits on the board of directors of several public and private companies.  Mr. Galego was a co-founder and director of ICC Labs Inc. and was integral in its sale to Aurora Cannabis Inc. in November 2018. 

Mr. Galego is a lawyer by training with more than twelve years of M&A and corporate finance experience. His previous legal experience includes being General Counsel, Secretary and Managing Director of Acasta Enterprises Inc., Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Pacific Exploration & Production Corp. and General Counsel and Secretary of CGX Energy Inc. Mr. Galego began his legal career as an associate in the business law department of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.  Mr. Galego also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Agricultural Division of the Stronach Group.

Mr. Galego is a member of the TSX Venture Exchange’s Ontario Advisory Committee providing advice and recommendations to the TSXV on policy, operational and strategic issues likely to have a significant impact on the public venture capital market. Mr. Galego has also been active in a number of charitable organizations and has served as a director of the Canadian Liver Foundation (www.liver.ca) and the Trillium Gift of Life Network (www.giftoflife.on.ca).

Mr. Galego is a graduate of York University (Hons. B.A.) and the University of Windsor (LL.B). In 2013, he was recognized by Lexpert as one of Canada’s “Top 40 under 40” leading lawyers. In 2015, Mr. Galego attended Harvard Business School’s High Potentials Leadership Program after being nominated by Pacific E&P.