Alison Harnick

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Alison joined First Capital in 2017. Prior to joining First Capital, she practiced law at Torys LLP and gained over 10 years of experience representing and advising companies across a broad range of industries in connection with securities and corporate transactions, risk management, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, and numerous other commercial transactions. She also has strong expertise advising public companies and their boards of directors on corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters. Alison is passionate about First Capital’s mandate to create thriving urban neighbourhoods. In 2020, she led the creation of First Capital’s not for profit organization, the FCR Thriving Urban Neighbourhoods Foundation, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Park People, a Canadian not for profit organization that helps realize the power of parks to build strong communities, healthy environments and resilient cities. Alison is also a member of the Board of Directors of Women’s General Counsel Canada, a member-led organization that helps women in general counsel and Legal executive roles succeed. Alison holds an Honour’s BA from McGill University in Political Science, a Bachelor of Laws from Western University and a Business Leadership Certificate from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.