Howard Riback - General Partner and CFO

Howard Riback has been with Ventures West since 1991 and heads up the company's accounting and administrative team. Howard provides financial and legal support to the investment officers including financial due diligence, deal negotiation, documentation and public market liquidations. He is responsible for overseeing the extensive administrative services that back up and support the firms investment operations including accounting, investor reporting, legal documentation of investments and divestments, valuations, financial statement preparation, cash flow management, quarterly reports, securities custody, and knowledge management.

Before joining Ventures West in 1991, Howard held a senior financial position with one of the largest property development and management companies in Vancouver and was directly involved with many acquisitions. Prior to that, Howard was Manager, Taxation Services with Coopers & Lybrand.

Howard is currently a member of the Statistics and Valuation Committee for the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA).

Howard holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Accountant.