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The Newlook Capital Team

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Elroy Gust
President, Partner

Elroy is President and Managing partner for Newlook and Senior Vice President and serves as Trustee of the Fund for Clear Sky Capital.

Prior to founding Newlook Elroy started his career with positions at several banks as a commercial lender and then held a several senior level positions at a multinational logistics company.

During the tenure of his 15 year career with Newlook, Elroy has been directly involved with real estate and private equity investments totalling in excess of $100 million.

Tony Diab CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer

Tony is Chief Financial Officer of Newlook Capital. Tony is involved in financial and strategic oversight of existing businesses as well as potential new acquisitions.

Prior to joining Newlook Capital, Tony worked in public accounting for over nine years in the areas of audit, tax (with a specialty in International tax) and advisory. Tony’s experience includes working with public and private corporations of varying sizes in the real estate, manufacturing, consumer business, and financial services industries, provide accounting, tax compliance and advisory services.

Tony has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton for the past four years, and is serving as Chair for the current year.

Sean Fontyn CPA, CMA
Associate

Sean is a Certified Management Accountant. Sean reports to Tony Diab, CFO and assists with the finance, treasury, investor relations, and financial reporting divisions of Newlook Capital, as well as maintain relationships with investors and financial institutions, and contribute to the strategic positioning of the company’s acquisitions, finance, and disposition plans.

Sean, who is a U of T alumni and former Varsity Blues athlete, promotes a team based environment with emphasis on connecting the right people and building collaboration between operations and management to execute corporate growth strategy.

Abbas Osman
Senior Advisor

Abbas is the Managing Director of Vestarck Capital, an investment company that serves clients from the Middle East & North America. He recently closed two deals with Newlook Capital in his capacity as a Senior Advisor/Co-leader in Direct Elevator and New Taste Partners.

Prior to Vestarck Capital, Abbas was responsible for managing the investment department of the Abudawood Group. The Group is very well known in the Middle East as the partner of Procter & Gamble. He was responsible for the group’s global investment portfolio that stretches across different asset classes and industries – mainly industrial, services, FMCG, aviation, hospitality, real estate and financial services. In his 15+ year career, he has managed a team of professionals covering private equity funds, direct investments, public equities, M&A and real estate. Abbas, to date, remains as an advisor to the group on their global investment portfolio.

Abbas holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut and a Masters in Finance & Investments from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. In addition, he has attended several training sessions with P&G, Citibank and London Business School. Moreover, Abbas is a frequent speaker at private equity conferences alongside international and regional industry veterans.