Famous Burlingtonians

Dr. Gavin Armstrong - Scientist/Enterpreneur

Gavin Armstrong is the Founder and President of Lucky Iron Fish™, a social enterprise attempting to alleviate iron deficiency around the world using a simple health innovation. Armstrong was named one of the recipients of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award, given annually to six humanitarians under the age of 30. Armstrong was also named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in the social entrepreneur category, and won the EOY Social Entrepreneur special citation award, the William J. Clinton Hunger Leadership Award and the Michaelle Jean Emergency Hunger Relief Award.  Armstrong attended Notre Dame High School in Burlington and Guelph University where he received a PhD in Biomedical Science.