Paul Makowsky

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Managing Director

As the founder of J&M Capital, Paul is a big picture thinker. With 15 years of experience and leadership in consulting, construction, and finance; he believes in cultivating teams around the values of inclusivity, integrity, competition, and performance measurement. His on-the-ground and executive-level expertise provide valuable insights which are actionable and profitable. Paul strives to be an active member of the workplace, whether in an office or on a job site. He is not afraid to get his hands dirty as he has held several manual labour positions in the forestry, mining, chemical, and construction industries. Since then, Paul has gained experience in business development, technical writing, project management, estimating, strategic planning, financial modelling, and operations management. His well rounded experience gives him a unique perspective allowing him to add value on projects and build long-term relationships.

Paul likes to keep active, playing hockey, lacrosse, basketball, and golf when not working. He is passionate about making sports accessible to everyone, volunteering with the Challengers Baseball League, and actively supporting organizations who get kids involved in sports.


  • WHMIS Certificate
  • Mine Supervisor Certificate – OSBC
  • AScT, Chemical Sciences – BCIT
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – BCIT
  • Master of Business Administration – Queen’s University