Wes Hall is an established innovator, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. As Executive Chairman & Founder of Kingsdale Advisors, he has been named one of Canada’s most powerful business people. He is also the owner of QM Environmental, a leading environmental and industrial services provider; and Titan Supply, a top manufacturer and distributor of rigging and wear products serving industries in the oil, construction and transportation sector; and Harbor Club hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, one of St. Lucia’s premier resorts. [In 2009, Wes was recognized with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Ontario, Canada and, in 2011, received the designation ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors’ (ICD) in partnership with the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto. In 2020, Wes was appointed to the Ontario government’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce, a five-person advisory group of experts tasked to review and modernize the province’s capital markets regulations.]
Wes is also known for generosity, leveraging his business success to benefit others with a number of impactful charitable initiatives. He is Founder and Chairman of The Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic Racism and the BlackNorth Initiative, committed to the removal of anti-Black systemic barriers negatively affecting the lives of Black Canadians.
He is also a director of SickKids Foundation and a board member of Pathways to Education and Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Wes has also changed the lives of thousands of children in the Caribbean, donating both his money and time. In 2015, Wes was the recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s Award and in 2017 received an honorary doctorate, both from the University of the West Indies.