Michael Waters is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of the Minto Group, a privately held real estate development and investment firm based in Ottawa, with operations in Ontario, Alberta and Florida.

Michael has over 20 years experience in real estate finance, investment and development and financial advisory services.  Prior to joining Minto, he served in a variety of roles at Intrawest Corporation, a large resort developer and operator with a presence across North America.  Earlier in his career, Michael worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and KPMG LLP.  He completed an undergraduate degree in finance at the University of British Columbia and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  In addition, Michael is a Chartered Accountant and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Michael was appointed to the Board of Governors for Algonquin College in 2013 and serves on the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Michael resides in Ottawa with his wife Sarah and their 3 children.