Mr. Andrew Cockburn
Chief Operating Officer, Sarmaya Capital Corp.
Andrew Cockburn is the co-founder and COO of Sarmaya Capital, serving on the Board of Directors and Executive staff. A proven leader and executive, Andrew believes that people are a company’s most important asset, which will play a critical role in enabling Sarmaya to be the ultimate team. Prior to Sarmaya, Andrew held several senior management positions with an International Real Estate Asset Management & Development Company, where he helped the company grow from less than $100 million to over $5 billion in assets under management. Andrew has a passion for Real Estate and people and through Sarmaya’s Community Betterment commitment, he can combine these two passions to ensure Sarmaya creates better lives for all involved.
Andrew is the co-founder and CEO of The Royal Hotel Inc., a boutique hotel located in Fernie B.C. Andrew has been instrumental in the acquisition, design, financing, and construction of the hotel scheduled to open summer 2023.
Andrew holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration, as well as an Advanced Studies in Business Diploma, from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Andrew has also completed his Canadian Securities Course Designation, and the Real Estate and Mortgage Brokers License Course.
Outside the office, Andrew enjoys spending time with his two lovely daughters Milla and Berkeley, as well as with his lovely wife Raina. Andrew is an avid skier and mountain biker, as well as soccer player. Andrew is on the Advisory Board for The Make-a-Wish Society, a past member of the Big Brothers organization, and volunteers time at the Calgary Food Bank on weekly basis.