Paul Newbigging
Member of the Board, since 1997

Three words that best describe him

affable, intuitive, accommodating

What’s his life’s work?

Paul — former owner-operator of Newbigging Funeral Home in Toronto — is president and Chair of Broadcorp, a private real-estate investment fund in Toronto. As president of the Funeral Directors for Open Dialogue and past president of the Toronto and District Funeral Directors Association, Paul has been instrumental in shaping changes to funeral services legislation in Ontario. What’s more, he is a member of the Childfund Alliance Board and advises the Toronto Police Services on community policing issues, among other local initiatives. As a lecturer at Humber College in Toronto, Paul has been honoured with an Alumni of Distinction Award.

What academic work set him up for success?

Paul was educated in Ontario at Meistershaft College, York University and Humber College in Health Sciences and Liberal Arts.

Interesting tidbit

Paul splits his time between helping family with a start-up business and enjoying international travel with his wife.