Brodie Guy


Brodie is the father of two young children who are happily growing up in the beautiful Comox Valley of Vancouver Island, in the unceded territories of the K’ómoks, Xwémalhkwu, Tla’amin Peoples.  He is the executive director of Coast Funds, an Indigenous-led conservation finance organization created by First Nations, foundations, and governments in 2006.  Brodie has worked in partnership with First Nations in the start-up of coastal Guardian Watchman programs as well as being involved in the strategic planning and financing that has evolved these programs into the robust stewardship authorities that First Nations operate across the west coast today.  Brodie has also facilitated equity investments with First Nations on a number of strategic business acquisitions and has contributed to the design of governance structures and the management of many First Nations development corporations during their formation.  Brodie has served in an advisory capacity to government and philanthropic organizations across the country, and he proudly serves on the board of The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.