Board of Governors - Michel Frappier


Mark Robert

Co-Founder of The Carlu

As Co-Founder and Managing Partner of The Carlu Corporation Limited, Mark restored and operated The Carlu, a National Historic Site that would become the premiere special events venue in Toronto. Concurrently, Mark also started, operated then sold Eventals Inc., a luxury event rentals business.

Prior to The Carlu, Mark was Chief Operating Officer a The Art Vault Limited, a publicly traded global e-commerce internet art site. Earlier in his career, he spent a decade in commercial real estate, most notably with the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited.

Mark has also been an active member of the community with involvement in numerous charitable and cultural organizations, including the Board of Heritage Toronto and Casey House, where he was co-chair for three years for its primary fundraiser: Art with Heart. In addition, Mark was selected to be on the Leadership Team for the creation of Toronto’s Creative City Strategy (“Imagine a Toronto”), which became a guiding document for Toronto’s economic development plan.