Brad Jesson

Brad is currently a director with Northwood Family Office which serves the comprehensive investment and financial needs of affluent families. Northwood has quickly become one of the leaders in its field and is recognized as the ‘#1 Family Office in Canada’ by Euromoney in its global private banking survey. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta and a Chartered Professional Accountant, designated in both Canada and the US.

He is also active in real estate development across Canada and has served on the board of the Infill Development Association of Edmonton (IDEA). In addition, he has served on many other non-profit boards, helping drive positive change in his community: He led the development of a 7,000 square foot downtown community hub for the Pride Centre of Edmonton. Helped grow Free Play for Kids – an after school free program for more than 25,000 kids in Edmonton. With REACH Edmonton, he helped launch the 24/7 crisis diversion program which provides comprehensive, coordinated access to 24-hour services for vulnerable citizens, reducing the need for expensive medical, judicial, and police interventions.

 Brad is passionate about the environment and strives to be a part of the wave of activism which will fuel permanent societal and environmental change. He spends time with his husband Henry running, golfing, and exploring.