Larry Blain

Senior Director, Global Infrastructure Advisory


Larry Blain

Larry Blain is a consultant and corporate director. Current Board positions include: Director, BC Hydro,Director of the UBC Investment Management Trust; Director of GeoStabilization International; Chair of Powerex; Member, Building Committee, Pacific Autism Family Centre; Member of Vancouver School of Economics Advisory Board and Member of the UBC Dean of Arts Advisory Council.

Previously, Mr. Blain served as Partnerships BC’s President and CEO (2002 – 2010) and Chair (2010 –February 2014). Under Mr. Blain’s leadership, Partnerships BC participated in more than 35 partnership projects with an investment value of $12 billion, $4.5 billion of which is private capital.

Before joining Partnerships BC, Mr. Blain was an investment banker with Pemberton Securities, which became RBC Capital Markets. Over a 20 year period, he was responsible for senior coverage of major corporations and governments in western Canada, with specialization in public finance, utilities and infrastructure finance.

Previously, Mr. Blain was an economist with the Bank of Canada and Director of Central Borrowing with the B.C. Ministry of Finance.
Mr. Blain holds a Ph.D. (Economics) from the University of British Columbia.