Michael Court '82 • Manufacturing and Entrepreneur
Michael Court is a successful entrepreneur, and subsequently, he is the co-owner of Court Holdings Limited. Court Holdings is largely concentrated on machining, steel and metal work, manufacturing auto parts, and also acts as a sub-assembly manufacturer.
In addition to being the co-owner, Michael is also the Chair of the Board and shareholder representative for the Asia Region. In his role, he oversees and provides direction for eleven facilities within the region, is actively involved in strategy development and critical negotiations, and maintains and builds key partner relations at senior levels. Michael has a great deal of international experience under his belt, as he fulfills the President’s role for Court Holding’s Asian operations and oversees manufacturing at the company’s manufacturing plant in India.
Michael has a unique educational background, having earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Ontario after he left Ridley, as well as holding his machinist ticket.
Michael would be an excellent mentor for those young alumni looking to learn more about working in international business and management.
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the onlyco-edindependent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.