Graeme Millen is a director of technology banking at Silicon Valley Bank in Toronto, with specialization in SVB’s Climate Tech & Sustainability practice across Canada.
Graeme is responsible for the development of new business relationships as well as the strategy and oversight of the current portfolio. SVB’s extensive experience across this sector globally allows his team to create the right financing solutions for companies designing innovative solutions in energy, new transportation, agriculture, food, and industrial sectors. Graeme strives to enhance the bank’s established presence in this particular niche and region.
Graeme thrives on connecting and assisting dynamic, high-growth companies — “the most interesting, game-changing organizations on the planet” — using nimble, inventive capital to create a launch pad for their success.
A Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant, Graeme has more than a decade of experience in renewable energy and project finance.
In 2015, Graeme co-founded the Paper Bag Accelerator, an event-based organization that brought established and inspiring entrepreneurs together to seed — not sell — ideas for communal growth.