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Joelle Faulkner

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President & CEO, Area One Farms

Joelle Faulkner is the President and CEO of Area One Farms, an alternative asset management firm that she co-founded in 2012. At Area One, she created a farmer-centric private equity model to simultaneously help scale Canadian family farms and deliver premium investor returns. Ms. Faulkner has raised three funds and invested $200 million in the acquisition and improvement of over 110,000 acres. Prior to establishing Area One Farms, Ms. Faulkner worked at Bain & Co., Morgan Stanley, Onex and Stanford University.

Ms. Faulkner sits on the boards of Colibri Inc., Cognicity Inc. and Baycrest Global Solutions Inc.

Ms. Faulkner holds degrees in Engineering and Business from Western; Law from Oxford; and a Master of Laws and Certificate in Biodesign from Stanford University. She is a Rhodes Scholar, Fulbright Scholar, a member of the New York Bar Association, on the list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100, and one of EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women.



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