Andrew W. Dunn
Managing Partner

Andrew ​is Managing Partner of Canadian Shield Capital, a private equity investment and advisory firm focused on building great Canadian businesses with strong management teams.

​ Canadian Shield is allied with Hatch, a global engineering firm focused on mining and metals, energy, and infrastructure projects. Andrew is a member of the board at Hatch.

​Andrew spent 27 years at Deloitte, becoming Vice Chair of the firm and Chair of its Client Cabinet, where he was responsible for the firm's largest clients and government relationships, including co-authoring The Future of Productivity, research aimed at improving the productivity of Canadian business.

​Andrew's practice focused on merger and acquisition planning. He held numerous leadership roles in Deloitte's tax practice, including as Managing Partner and a member of the firm's Global Executive. Named one of Canada's leading advisors by the International Tax Review, Andrew was a regular speaker and author on tax policy, having appeared as an expert witness before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.​

Andrew left Deloitte to co-found Altas in 2012, initially serving as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner. Altas completed its first two deals, NSC Minerals, and St George's University, before Andrew left to found Canadian Shield.

​In addition to his board role at Hatch, Andrew serves on a number of public and private company boards. He is currently the Chair of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and serves on the boards of the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada and Upper Canada College.​

He is a Chartered Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

Andrew lives in Toronto with his wife, Christine, and two sons, Charlie and Liam.

Andrew W. Dunn
Managing Partner

Andrew ​is Managing Partner of Canadian Shield Capital, a private equity investment and advisory firm focused on building great Canadian businesses with strong management teams.

​ Canadian Shield is allied with Hatch, a global engineering firm focused on mining and metals, energy, and infrastructure projects. Andrew is a member of the board at Hatch.

​Andrew spent 27 years at Deloitte, becoming Vice Chair of the firm and Chair of its Client Cabinet, where he was responsible for the firm's largest clients and government relationships, including co-authoring The Future of Productivity, research aimed at improving the productivity of Canadian business.

​Andrew's practice focused on merger and acquisition planning. He held numerous leadership roles in Deloitte's tax practice, including as Managing Partner and a member of the firm's Global Executive. Named one of Canada's leading advisors by the International Tax Review, Andrew was a regular speaker and author on tax policy, having appeared as an expert witness before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.​

Andrew left Deloitte to co-found Altas in 2012, initially serving as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner. Altas completed its first two deals, NSC Minerals, and St George's University, before Andrew left to found Canadian Shield.

​In addition to his board role at Hatch, Andrew serves on a number of public and private company boards. He is currently the Chair of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and serves on the boards of the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada and Upper Canada College.​

He is a Chartered Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

Andrew lives in Toronto with his wife, Christine, and two sons, Charlie and Liam.

Julie Ward
Director

Julie joined Canadian Shield from Hatch, where she spent 9 years evaluating investments in various sectors on behalf of clients and for corporate M&A. She previously worked at Bain & Company in Toronto as a management consultant and as an engineer in Hatch’s project delivery group.

Julie is a Professional Engineer. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Stefan Hlouschko
Senior Analyst

Stefan joined Canadian Shield Capital while an analyst at Nsolv Corporation, for whom Canada Shield acts as capital markets advisor. Prior to these roles, he worked at Hatch for seven years as an automation and controls engineer in the global mining and metals industry.

Stefan is a licensed Professional Engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a Master of Science in Engineering degree from Queen’s University.