Sanjil Shah is a Trustee of Alignvest Student Housing REIT and a Managing Partner of the General Partner, as well as a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Alignvest Management Corporation, an alternative asset management company with interests in a broad spectrum of investments, including real assets and real estate. Prior to joining Alignvest, Mr. Shah was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of StorageNow, a niche real estate business that consolidated a fragmented real estate sector in Canada. Mr. Shah oversaw the acquisition, development and operations of 11 self-storage stores in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. The portfolio was successfully built over a four-year period and sold to InStorage REIT for cash consideration of $110 million. Prior to joining StorageNow, Mr. Shah was a Senior Manager at KPMG LLP. Mr. Shah holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Professional Accountant (Illinois).