About Us

GBX was established to do things differently. 

GBX provides strategic consultative advisory to public and private companies in the implementation of their capital markets objectives and listing on an Internationally Recognized Stock Exchange.

Together GBX and management will develop a comprehensive plan and timeline that meet your company’s capital market needs and growth objectives. We then deploy the resources and methodologies the GBX team has developed and honed over its decade’s long experience to help C-Suite executives successfully navigate to the next level, a senior exchange listing.  We are experts in facilitating capital attraction, enhanced liquidity and higher company valuations.

Relationships Matter. The principals, contributors, and advisory board of GBX are industry professionals with extensive backgrounds in the global capital markets. Our value add to clients is our Wall Street and stock exchange relationships to simplify an ever-increasing demanding and rigorous exchange review process ensuring listing requirements are successfully met. 

We are shareholder centric. We work closely with company management and the Board of Directors leveraging our broad array of relationships in the strategic planning process delivering investment banking, legal, audit and other professional introductions to complete the capital raising and uplisting processes.


Todd Heinzl

Currently, Chief Executive Officer of The Governance Box Inc. (“GBX”) and The Governance Box LLP (“GBX USA”), companies focused on assisting globally minded companies to develop corporate governance policy & a Tier 1 and Tier 2 senior stock exchange listing outcome through a listing event for their shareholders: GBX offers structured and disciplined strategic thought leadership for each company through the development, implementation and adoption of effective corporate strategies.

Mr. Heinzl holds over 35 years of experience in the investment, merchant banking, and financial services industry. In recent years, Mr. Heinzl, as a consulting professional, has integrated governance, a foundational and mandatory component, into the management of the process of listing companies on a senior stock exchange, globally. Sector agnostic Mr. Heinzl works with companies from a variety of industries to facilitate maturity within their stock listings in an orderly, precise, and compliant process. Senior stock exchanges such as NASDAQ Capital Market, NYSE, Euronext, and London Stock Exchanges are increasingly demanding and rigorous oversight regarding the listing requirements of the issuers thereby making the exchange experience invaluable.

Mr. Heinzl is a member in good standing with the following organizations underpinning corporate governance excellence: Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI); Responsible Investing Association (RIA – Toronto, Ontario); Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD – Toronto, Ontario); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI – Brussels, Belgium); Singapore Institute of Directors (SID – Singapore); Institute for Mergers & Acquisitions (IMAA – Vienna, Austria)

Mr. attended the University of Waterloo. Post University studies Mr. Heinzl earned his designation as a Certified Investment Manager (CIM) from the Canadian Securities Institute and was awarded his Fellow of Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) fellowship designation. Additionally, executive education includes the Wharton School of Business –  Executive Management Diploma; and Corporate Governance: ESG and Diversity program. In 2022, Mr. Heinzl received the Order of Merit of Savoy (OMS) a dynastic Order of merit named Order of Merit of Savoy – divided like the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus.

Advisory Board

The GBX Advisory Board is an amalgamation of experienced professionals who bring unique knowledge and skills in order to guide our organization more effectively.  Our Advisory Board serves to make recommendations, providing key information and materials to the mandates and assignments UpListing undertakes. The Advisory Committee plays an important business development role as well as providing a fresh perspective on any regulatory, compliance, or business challenges that may come from time to time. 


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