Vinay Shandal

Investment agitator
BCG's Vinay Shandal is passionate about the role of capital in creating impact.

Why you should listen

A Managing Director and Partner in Boston Consulting Group's Toronto office, Vinay Shandal leads BCG's Principal Investors and Private Equity practice in Canada. He also helps lead the global efforts on shareholder activism, a topic for which he developed passion while at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Before becoming a consultant, Shandal practiced corporate law in New York and clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa. 

Shandal has co-authored numerous BCG and other publications on various aspects of investing, shareholder activism and the role of capital in driving better societal outcomes.  
As a leader at BCG's Centre for Canada's Future, Shandal is also invested in keeping tabs on and tackling some of the country’s most pressing issues. He is a board member of Capitalize 4 Kids, a nonprofit that aims to solve the toughest challenges in children's brain health and mental health. In his work, Shandal is most passionate about the role of capital in creating impact and most inspired by his wife, Christina, who is a respected social activist.

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Reboot: The talks of TED@BCG

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How do we manage the transformations that are radically altering our lives — all while making a positive impact on our well-being, productivity and the world? In a word: reboot. For a seventh year, BCG has partnered with TED to bring experts in leadership, psychology, technology, sustainability and more to the stage to share ideas […]

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