Peter Mortifee

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Peter is a co-founder and Chair of the Canadian-based Somerset Foundation whose mission is to support social innovation and wellbeing. He has engaged with several social purpose organizations, including the Wellbeing Project and is a member of the global Ashoka Support Network. In the late 1980’s, Peter pursued securities training through the Canadian Securities Institute. Since then, he has been involved in private business, financial ventures and social enterprises. In 2008 he retired from a 25 year career as a medical doctor and specialist at the University of British Columbia. Peter’s interests include supporting the structure, governance and strategy of social purpose organizations so that they may successfully live their missions. He and his wife Nancy live in Vancouver and Naramata BC and have four wonderful daughters.