Devin specializes in the financial, organizational, and strategic aspects of family enterprise. He brings a background in corporate strategy, economic analysis and investment banking to his work with family businesses, family offices and family foundations.
He was raised in Toronto, Canada and holds a Master’s from the Kennedy School at Harvard with a focus in finance and economics, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University. He has worked with private and public sector leaders throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and teaches about family enterprise at Harvard and Kellogg.
Devin’s work with family enterprises focuses on continuity planning, governance design, enterprise risk, and shareholder development, and he is frequently invited to speak at global conferences on a range of topics. His writing has appeared in the Harvard Business Review and The Atlantic, and he is the lead author of a forthcoming book on family business resilience which will be published by PublicAffairs.
Devin lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife Nathalie and their two children.