Justin Ferrabee

Former Chief Operating Officer at Payments Canada

As Chief Operating Officer of Payments Canada, Justin led efforts to modernize Canada’s core payments systems, transformed the organization into a payments centre of excellence and helped to define the emerging PayTech industry. As CEO for one of these PayTechs, he established a new strategic path for the $50M business.

Justin has worked closely with major regulatory agencies on the payments file and has appeared as a witness to both Senate and Commons Committees, as well as the House of Lords in the UK. His earlier career in retail banking and international financial services made a foundational contribution to the change that he now effects.

Justin is an experienced entrepreneur – having been a co-founder in a retail eyewear company with 28 stores in Canada and the UK, an indoor farm in Ontario, rooftop commercial rooftop solar development and a commercial kitchen services firm. He has experience raising funds from private equity and has worked on multiple investment banking transactions, on both buy and sell sides.

Justin Ferabee

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