February 22, 2023
Chief Real Estate Investment Officer for Sacha Investments Ltd. Financial expertise, nonprofit financing.
Kira Gerwing brings visionary, compassionate, and strategic leadership to changing the systems that drive how we own, steward, and develop land. In her role as Chief Real Estate Investment Officer for Sacha Investments Ltd, she sources impact investment opportunities in Western Canada for affordable housing, regenerative organic agriculture, and ecoforestry. Prior to this, Kira was the Senior Manager in Community Investment at Vancity Credit Union. She’s led strong teams of community investors who craft opportunities in affordable housing, reconciliation and Indigenous business development, low or no-carbon green buildings, and meaningful climate action for businesses. She has a passion for finding creative ways to realise everyone’s fundamental right to flourish. Kira believes in the power of local economic development and is innovative in how she invests skills and resources to deliver high impact, scale-able enterprises. She has a Master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning and practiced as an urban planner with the City of Vancouver for almost a decade. She’s married to an entrepreneur who works with her to parent two teen-aged children. She loves downhill skiing, cooking, and riding her bike to get around the city.