Frank Pho was named Vice President, Global Expansion on May 24, 2011. His role is to help BDC move forward its business strategy to support companies in their global expansion, including our VC portfolio enterprises as needed. Mr. Pho joined BDC in March 1991 as a Senior Internal Auditor at Head Office. He progressed through the positions of Project Manager, Portfolio Risk Management and Investment Manager, Quebec Venture Capital Division before moving to Vancouver as Senior Investment Manager in 1998. Frank was also Managing Director, Venture Capital for 7 years before being promoted to Vice President, Fund Investments. Frank Pho holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma of Accountancy from Concordia University, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.