James Harrison

Chairman & Portfolio Manager

Jim Harrison founded K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc. in 2001. He currently holds the role of Chairman. Jim manages the KJH Sweet Sixteen Fund and the KJH Energy Partners Fund. Prior to founding KJ Harrison Investors, Jim was the Chief Executive Officer at Connor Clark Ltd., a publicly traded financial services company. In 1999, Jim led the sale of the firm to Royal Bank of Canada.

Jim was a director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd from 1995-2017, and was Chairman of the Board between 2005-2017. Jim is a Director of Sifton Properties, a diversified real estate company in London, Ontario. Jim is a former member of the Board of Dundee REIT and the Development Steering Committee of the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Jim was a gold medalist graduate in the LL.B., M.B.A. program at the University of Western Ontario.