Ara is the Interim Executive Director of The Terry Fox Foundation and a Board member of the Terry Fox Research Institute. His involvement with the Foundation began as an international run organizers and in 2014, he joined the Foundation’s Board. Ara is a CPA, CA with a Masters in Accounting from the University of Waterloo. His career began with PricewaterhouseCoopers and he was previously a Director at HSBC Private Equity. Ara is the founder of PE-Gate, which aims to disrupt the way people invest in private businesses.