President and Director of Grand River Ironsands since 2007; a company who is the majority shareholder in the development of a US$400 million iron making plant, as well as owner of a mineral sands asset in Labrador.
Mr. MacKenzie is a builder and leader of public companies, and has operated several businesses.
He was a senior official in municipal and provincial governments in economic development roles, inclduding heading up Investment and Trade for the Province of Nova Scotia. He was Leader of a provincial political party.
He has raised over $40 million for companies he has been involved over the past 15 years and remains active in capital raising and financial markets.
He holds an EMBA ('92) from Saint Mary's University and a BBA from St. Francis Xavier University ('82).