Ibtisam (Sam) Drier is an independent corporate finance advisor to a number of natural resource companies. Previously, she was an investment banker with JPMorgan and Barclays Capital and a Mergers and Acquisitions manager with BHP Billiton. She hold an Honours Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town.
Sam believes that the entry into motherhood in itself is exceptionally challenging and by being able to assist new mothers and families in need with basic necessities for their children can make a significant difference to this life changing experience. Sam is proud to be involved with BabyGoRound who is helping make this difference in the community.
Sam was born in Saudi Arabia, raised in South Africa and moved to Canada four years ago. She now resides in Vancouver with her husband and young daughter.