A huge congratulations to our Vice Chair, Cameron Naqvi, on being awarded the 35th Allard Chair in Business! We invite you to join MacEwan University in the Dr. Charles Allard Chair in Business Virtual Celebration and Wall Unveiling. Learn more about Cameron and the history of the Allard Chair in Business by clicking here.
Thursday, February 10, 2022; 5:30pm – 6:45pm
President of Cameron Corporation
Cameron Naqvi graduated with a bachelor of science degree in construction engineering from Arizona State University and a construction engineering diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). He began his career in the U.S. as a real estate representative for Safeway. Upon his return to Canada in 1999, he joined Cameron Corporation and has held various leadership roles until becoming president in the summer of 2018.
Mr. Naqvi plays an integral part in setting the strategic direction of the privately held family company, which has grown and expanded into residential land, mixed-use, multi-family residential, home building and industrial development. Cameron Corporation is one of the most active real estate developers in western Canada and is responsible for over eight million square feet of commercial development, over 2,100 lots of residential development, over 500 multi-family residential units and more than 600 homes.
Naqvi has been and continues to be involved in several industry-related boards and committees, and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors, Director (ICD. D) designation. He is an active member of the Urban Development Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centres, Entrepreneurs Organization and YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization). He currently serves on the Board of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Edmonton, the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y), Al-Baqir Academy School and the Canadian Mental Health Association Housing Committee.
In 2005, Naqvi received the Spirit of NAIT Award in recognition of success early in his career. He was also honoured with the Business in Edmonton 2015 Leaders Award recognizing people in the business community who contributed to making Edmonton a great city. In 2018, Naqvi and his family won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Naqvi has been married for over 20 years and has four sons who keep him active.