Business As Mission Virtual Conference 2021

Date(s) - February 19, 2021
9:30 am - 1:30 pm

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In good faith, in good company.

About this Event


Business As Mission is more than a conference.

It’s a movement, a cultural shift, a generational impact.

It’s redefining The Great Commission by merging missional initiatives with business opportunities, affirming the marketplace as the mission field.

Business As Mission will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, business professionals, students and passionate individuals from all over the world, connected by a common cause to create, invest and build businesses with kingdom impact.

Opening Remarks:

  • President Santa J. Ono PhD FRSC FCAHS is the 15th President & Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. A molecular immunologist educated at the University of Chicago and McGill, Dr. Ono has taught at Johns Hopkins, Harvard University and University College London. He has advised national and regional governments on higher education and mental health. He has also advised companies such as GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Merck and Novartis on R&D.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Gloria Nelund – Gloria founded TriLinc Global in 2008 after a rewarding career in the international asset management industry. She has more than 30 years of experience in executive management of multi-billion dollar financial institutions including former CEO of US Private Wealth Division of Deutsche Bank and former President and CEO of Bank of America Capital Management. She is an active guest speaker and guest lecturer on Impact Investing at conferences and top business schools, including Columbia, Georgetown, Wheat, Kellogg, Stanford and MIT.
  • David Boyd – VP Government Relations for Newdea Inc., David brings lifelong experience from humanitarian, academic, business and government sectors in service of emerging leaders and developing nation governments. As the former Chancellor for The University of the Nations, he consulted throughout Asia and the Pacific on organizational and leadership development. Since 2014, David has been with Newdea Inc, doing business in over 130 countries partnering with governments in transition from aid dependency to a convergence model of sustainable economic development.
  • Mats Tunehag – Chairman of Business As Mission Global, Mats is a speaker, writer and consultant from Sweden. He has worked in more than half the countries of the world, and for over 20 years he has had a special focus on developing the Business as Mission (BAM) concept, forging national, regional and global strategic alliances. In 2002, Mats initiated and co-led the first global think tank on BAM and evolved it to over 30 national, regional and international working groups. Mats also serves part-time with a global investment fund based on Christian values that helps SMEs to grow in size and holistic impact in the Arab world and Asia, by providing financial, intellectual and human capital.

This virtual conference will be hosted online with a limited number of early-bird tickets available. All tickets include Q&A and break-out rooms with all speakers.


We have student tickets available at a special rate. Please email us at [email protected] for details.

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