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Fortis was founded by Managing Partners John Booth and Peter Rolvink. Collectively, the principals have over 45 years of experience international markets and finance. They have each made a significant personal investment in Fortis, to ensure that their interests are fully aligned with those of our partners.

 
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John Booth - Managing Partner

John has over 20 years of experience in global market and business development and brings an immense network of contacts and experience to his role.

Prior to co-founding Fortis in 2009, John co-founded XRIC in 2003 and in 4 years managing many aspects of the business built a $70 million enterprise.

Prior to founding XRIC, John's roles included International Sales Director with West Fraser Timber and International Marketing Director and European Production Manager for Italian publishing giant DeAgostini. John is also very active in the community with current roles as coach, Sponsorship Director and Board Member of one of North America's largest youth soccer clubs.

John has a BA Honours from University of Toronto and a Masters from Cambridge University in England.

Contact:
Email john.booth@fortis-trade.com
Mobile +1 604 728 8969

 

Peter Rolvink - Managing Partner

Peter has over 25 years of experience in global market and business development and brings an immense network of contacts and experience to his role.

Prior to co-founding Fortis in 2009, Peter co-founded XRIC in 2003 and in 4 years managing many aspects of the business built a $70 million enterprise. Peter was also President and Board Member for C-Free Power Corp. a renewable energy developer based in Calgary which was sold to Good Energies a large European renewables consolidator in 2009.

Prior to founding XRIC, Peter's roles included General Manager Paper Sales for Canadian Forest Products Ltd and is past Chairman of the Canadian Paper Packaging Association. Peter is also very active in the community and is co-Founder and Vice-President of The Forest Legacy Foundation and President of the BCO Volleyball Club.

Peter has a BSc in Mathematics and Physics from The University of British Columbia.

Contact:
Email peter.rolvink@fortis-trade.com
Mobile +1 778 289 1874