Glynn Williams is Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Reliance Aerotech. Under his
leadership, Reliance Aerotech has leveraged its corporate
finance, strategy, operations, marketing and communications
expertise to create value in key segments of the aerospace
industry. Williams's entrepreneurial drive has resulted in Reliance
successfully completing transactions with several of the
world's leading aerospace companies.
Williams is also a sought after
advisor and an advisory board member to a major private equity
fund, representing the interests of one of Canada's largest pension
Prior to establishing Reliance, Williams was a
founder and managing director of Newcrest Capital Inc. He contributed
his expertise to more than 20 of Newcrest's financings,
mergers and acquisitions, and takeovers, including major
transactions for several recognized leaders within the
Williams's distinguished financial
career has included prominent roles as an executive,
research director and top-ranked securities analyst with
several leading investment firms. In 1997 he contributed
to the first edition of the Handbook of Canadian Security
Analysis, responsible for the transportation sector.
joining the financial sector, Williams was a partner in a consulting
engineering firm, a general manager of a high technology company,
and portfolio manager in a venture capital firm.
Williams holds three
degrees from the University of Toronto – a Master of
Business Administration, a Master of Applied Science in Mechanical
Engineering, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering
Science. He is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Chartered Financial
Analyst (CFA) and a private pilot.
Williams is an active
volunteer and philanthropist with many charitable organizations.
He founded the BayStock Foundation in 1998 to support youth
charities and serves as a member of the Dean's Advisory Board for
the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and a
member of Group of 175 at the University of Toronto.
In recognition of his outstanding voluntary service to
UofT, Williams was inducted into the University's Arbor
Society in 2000.