Over the past 30 years, Julius Tiangson has led and founded businesses and non-profit organizations in Canada with a particular focus in capital raising and capacity building through leadership, staff and Board development.
He was also involved in the formation of the Filipino International Network (FIN) – a volunteer driven organization that connects Filipino Contract Workers in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. Through FIN he has travelled and established a network of migrant workers in United Kingdom, France, Cyprus, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Mexico.
He is a committed citizen who actively participates in community organizations and political engagement. His advocacy on behalf of the temporary foreign workers particularly those who are in the Live-in Caregiver Program of Canada, new immigrants and youth lead him to run as a Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre in 2015.
He is currently the President and CEO of Portico Group Holdings Inc., which is a group of companies involved in Wealth Management, Real Estate Development and Mobile Water Desalination and Filtration Technology. He recently formed Aspire Impact Capital, Inc., a social impact investment capital fund that provides mezzanine funding to businesses that addresses pressing social issues of affordable housing, water treatment, health care, sustainable energy and micro-finance in Asia and the Gulf States.
Julius Tiangson is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for community involvement. He is married to Bunny Tiangson, blessed with three adult children – Dana Mae, Francis and Nathan.