Charles Cook has been with Discovery Capital since March 2001. As a partner, Charles identifies and structures investments for BC Discovery Fund, and works with the management of portfolio companies to assist in creating value, typically as a member of the Board of Directors. With nine years of investment banking experience prior to joining Discovery, Charles particularly assists the portfolio companies of the Fund in structuring financings and in completing acquisition and divestiture transactions. As a CPA, CMA, he is also CFO of the Fund, and responsible for its financial management, securities compliance and capital raising activities.
Prior to joining Discovery Capital, Charles was a director of Dundee Securities, providing investment banking services in Alberta and British Columbia, prior to which he worked in a similar role in the Vancouver office of Goepel McDermid Securities (now Raymond James Canada).