dedicated to making a difference in sustainable aquaculture practices in British Columbia, Lourdes brings passion back into the lives of her clients and helps them create and remember their true vision for their business.
Lourdes Gant earned her BSc in Accountancy at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines where she graduated cum laude, and her MBA for Middle Managers at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. After graduation, she was employed by one of the big five auditing firms in the Far East where she worked with the external audit team doing compliance audits, planning audit systems, and preparing income tax documents for clients. She has also worked as the Chief Finance Officer in a Canadian construction firm with operations in both North and South America.
In 2013, Lourdes became a director and 50% shareholder of Manatee Holdings Ltd. and is presently being groomed to become CEO. She is certified by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA), has earned her Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and is one of the Founding Leaders of IIA–Canada. PROFIT and Chatelaine magazines have also recognized Lourdes Gant as one of Canada’s Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs in 2012 (#84)and 2014 (#5). She was also named the winner of the Silver Stevie Award in the Woman of the Year category in the 14th and 15th Annual International Business Awards.
Lourdes’ success is built on the unique perspective that intuition and higher purpose are integral components to a successful company. Her powerful insights have led her to work with business owners around the world to align their core purpose with practical, realistic, and achievable goals. With over fifteen years of advising and advocating under her belt, she knows that a successful career and a life of enjoyment are not mutually exclusive.
Lourdes brings passion back into the lives of her clients and helps them create and remember their true vision for their business. This rejuvenation begets positive sales revenues, a happier team culture, and an inspired leader.
Enlighten your business and open yourself to positive change.
Lourdes’ strengths are: Focus, Relator, Achiever, Maximizer, Discipline