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, shareholder education and development, and strategic sustainability initiatives. He is also leading a global research project out of Kellogg on the resilience of family firms in emerging and frontier markets.
Devin lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife Nathalie and their two children.
Lead Researcher on Kellogg-sponsored grant to explore family businesses that survive and thrive in high risk environments.