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Michael Decauni, BA, SFNWC

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Mr. Michael Decauni, BA, SFNWC

Mr. Michael Decauni is a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He is the founder and serves as President & CEO of Callian Capital Partners Inc. In this role he has responsibility for management of the firm’s global operations. Mr. Decauni is a successful Canadian entrepreneur in the financial sector with strong international links, especially across North America and The Middle East. Michael Decauni works with a wide range of Canadian and international clients. His expertise lies in facilitating business opportunities for ultra-high-net-worth individuals, private companies and large multi-national conglomerates including advice and assistance on a variety of general corporate, financial services, government relations, and international financial transactions.

Mr. Decauni’s problem-solving and mediation skills are often sought by his clients when a high-level business issue requires a timely and innovative solution for the Family Office services rendered to Callian’s ultra-high-net-worth clients in Canada, MENA, the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Countries and Africa. He is actively engaged in providing general corporate advice to Canadian and international companies doing business in Qatar, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and The United Arab Emirates, and The Sultanate of Oman. As a result spending many years in the GCC states, Michael has extensive cross-cultural experience and knowledge of international business markets. Michael is able to reach across the private and public sectors and national and international borders to make connections for his clients, introducing them to unique opportunities around the world. Throughout his career (both as a professional and then as an entrepreneur), he has been involved in large transactions with many prominent banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. Michael has been able to attain a notable degree of success, translated into both high rates of return for his clients and shareholders, as well as significant growth for his enterprises.

Mr. Decauni holds a Business degree from York University and is licensed with The Ontario Securities Commission and with The Financial Services Commission of Ontario. He was the founder of Callian Capital Private Equity Inc. and Callian Capital Private Wealth Management Inc. Michael is fluent in Persian and has a working knowledge of Arabic. He is an active participant in the Canadian political and Not-For-Profit sectors, and is an avid supporter of various Canadian and international charitable causes.

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Mr. Michael Decauni is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 
 
 

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