The Rhodes Trust is delighted to announce Mr Richard Pan as the new National Secretary for Rhodes Scholarships in Canada. He will represent the Trust in Canada and oversee the six regional Selection Committees charged with selecting 11 Scholars each year. Over 1,000 Canadian scholarships have been awarded since the Scholarship was founded in 1903. He also becomes Chairman of the Board for Rhodes Scholarships in Canada (RSC).
Mr Pan is a Vice-President and the Head of Corporate Finance at Power Corporation and Power Financial Corporation. He was previously an Executive Director of Investment Banking for Goldman Sachs in London. Mr. Pan attended Balliol College at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and received an MPhil in International Relations, having previously received an Honours BA in Economics from Western University. Mr Pan also serves on the Boards of Desautels Capital Management, the Opéra de Montréal and the Centaur Theatre.