Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan Joins C Street’s Board of Advisors
C Street, a strategic advisory firm helping CEOs and C-suites achieve maximum value through the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion, today announced the appointment of Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan to its Board of Advisors.
New York, September 27, 2021 – Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan is a CEO, serial entrepreneur, investor, and corporate director with more than 30 years of global finance and investment experience.
She is Managing Partner of K6 Investments, a private investment firm investing in a wide range of industries and advising companies as they expand into increasingly complex and interconnected global markets. Previously, Mona pioneered GP Stakes investing as President and CEO of Proctor Investment Managers, which she co-founded in 2002. She sold the firm to National Bank of Canada in 2006, acquired affiliates managing nearly $14 billion in assets under management, and continued as Proctor’s President and CEO until 2013.
“We are so pleased to have Mona joining our Board of Advisors,” said C Street Founder and CEO Jon Henes. “Mona’s passion for financial innovation and inclusion dovetails perfectly with our mission of making diversity, equity, and inclusion systemic in institutions, and we look forward to working with her on making meaningful progress toward that goal.”
“Mona is a recognized expert in private equity, asset management, and entrepreneurship,” said C Street Head of Talent, Beth Kojima. “We are confident that the depth of experience and diversity of thought she brings will translate into important contributions to guiding our work at C Street for the benefit of our clients.”
Mona is a member of the Board of Directors of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL), Chair of its Audit Committee, and a Member of its Executive, Enterprise Risk, and Credit Committees. She is the first U.S.-based Member of the Board of Directors of Perpetual Limited (ASX: PPT), a global investment manager with $80 billion in assets under management. She also serves on the Board of Directors of FinTech Acquisition Corp VI, the Board of Advisors of Ibancar, and the Advisory Board and FinTech Task Force of Dubai-based Global Ventures.
Mona is a Trustee of The Chapin School, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and International House New York; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Capital Campaign Steering Committee; and a Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
She holds a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.