Famous Burlingtonians

Michael Lee Chin - Business Leader - Philanthropist

Lee Chin is a Jamaican born businessman, investor, and philanthropist who is the Chairman and CEO of Portland Holdings Inc. located in Burlington.  Lee-Chin has made several large pledges and/or donations in Canada to the Royal Ontario Museum, the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, McMaster University and the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation. Lee-Chin served as chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University.  In 2016 Michael Lee-Chin was appointed chairman of the government of Jamaica’s Economic Growth Council (EGC).  Lee-Chin was appointed to the Order of Ontario in 2017.