Speaker Frank Giustra
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President and CEO
Mr. Giustra is President and CEO of the Fiore Group, a private firm managing a broad portfolio of private investments and companies, focussing on natural resources, entertainment, art, food and lifestyle.
Frank Giustra shares the love of film. In 1987, he co-founded the International Movie Group and was executive producer of a number of films including the 1988 hit “Buster”, starring Phil Collins. By 1997, Frank’s entrepreneurial success also included the founding of Lionsgate Entertainment, now one of the world's largest independent film companies. Today, Mr. Giustra is a major shareholder of Thunderbird Entertainment, a creative-driven, pure play content production studio that creates and owns global and award-winning scripted, factual and animated programing.
Mr. Giustra brings an entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy to catalyze new ideas and innovations that can be scaled and shared. He co-founded Acceso, a social business builder that brings entrepreneurial solutions to global poverty. Acceso manages agribusinesses in Colombia, El Salvador, and Haiti.
For over two decades the Giustra Foundation has supported innovative solutions to some of the most pressing humanitarian and economic challenges -- focussing on women and children, homelessness and refugee resettlement. The Giustra Foundation is a founding partner in the Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative.
In 2020, he became co-chair of the International Crisis Group, an independent non-partisan source of analysis and advice to policymakers on the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict.
Frank is passionate about philanthropy, quantum physics, and the odd wild adventure.
Speaking on: In Conversation With: Kevin Beggs and Frank Giustra