Owen has formed part of the firm since the summer of 2015. He works remotely and in the office throughout the year.
On June 16, 2023, Owen obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Owen specialized in Management with a focus on International Business and Leaderships in Organizations. He completed a double minor in Economics and German Studies and his research interests include machine-based translation and evolutionary linguistics.
During his time working on his four-year degree at U of T, Owen conducted research on the evolution of the German language and neural processing for language acquisition. Owen has appeared as a speaker on the topic of web-based machine translation. Owen’s research has been published in the University of British Columbia Journal edition of February 2023.
Owen formed part of Trinity College and held the position of member and also Director of International Student Affairs for the Rotman Commerce Student Association.
Owen is a dedicated worker who thrives for excellence academically as well as in his employment and charity endeavours. In the fall of 2023, Owen will be pursuing Master’s Graduate studies at the University of Toronto.
Owen has been a Teaching Assistant in the first year Mathematics course at University of Toronto and served as a research assistant and program director for the Department of Germanic languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto.
In May 2019, Owen graduated from Upper Canada College (UCC) and was elected the 2019 Leaving Class President. He also holds an International Baccalaureate and an Ontario Secondary School Diploma and is an Ontario Scholar. While at UCC, he was recognized for academic achievements and leadership roles. Upon graduation, he received the Upper Canada Leaving Class of 1988 Award, the Moderns Prize in Spanish for outstanding achievement in Year 12, and the Lieutenant Governor’s Award. Owen was also very active with competing in the Spanish language and placed 1st in the Intermediate Category of the Ontario Secondary Schools Spanish Contest in 2017. He served as a Steward on Upper Canada College’s student government during the 2018-2019 school calendar year. Owen was also on the UCC J.V. Football Team for two years. He served as a recruitment ambassador and tour guide for prospective students throughout his time at UCC.
In 2014 he served as a Legislative Page at Queen’s Park in Toronto, Ontario.
Since a young age Owen has volunteered at the Timmins Food Bank and returns to provide assistance to the Food Bank team whenever he is in Timmins.
Owen is fluent in English, French, Spanish and German. He has taught an introductory German class and tutors students in English, French, Spanish and Mathematics. He is proficient in Italian. Modern languages have played a significant role in Owen’s life. Through Owen’s travels, he developed a musical ear for languages which inspired his interest in becoming multilingual.
From September 2016 until May 2019, Owen served as the head of the Spanish Club at UCC and was a French and Spanish tutor. He serves as the Director of Public Relations at the World Language Organization which is a non-for-profit organization that is based out of UCC.
In 2022, Owen was selected by the University of Toronto to complete a work placement with NOCA Mobility in Berlin, Germany during the summer of 2022.
During the summer of 2023, while Owen will be working for the firm remotely from Germany, he is pursuing further studies in Kassel, Germany and employed at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.
Owen’s research interests include world cultures which has entailed travelling to over 55 countries, second language acquisition and capital market theory.