Board of Directors 2018-2019

PMAC’s Board of Directors govern the affairs of the Association and establishes policy and strategic direction. The Board is comprised of 10-15 Directors who are representative of our membership at large.

The Directors for 2018-2019 are:

Denys Calvin (Chair), Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Nexus Investment Management Inc.

David Kilburn (Vice-Chair), Investment Counsellor, CIBC Private Investment Counsel

Scott Mahaffy (Treasurer), Vice President & Senior Counsel, MFS Investment Management Canada Limited

Thomas Johnston (Secretary), President, CI Institutional Asset Management (CI Investments Inc.)

Lorne Steinberg (Executive Committee Member), President, Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management Inc.

Eric Léveillé (Past Chair, Ex officio)

Jean-François (J-F) Courville, Chief Executive Officer, Wealthsimple for Advisors

Zachary Curry, Portfolio Manager & President, Davis Rea Ltd.

Dona Eull-Schultz, President, Leon Frazer & Associates

Margaret Gunawan, Managing Director, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, BlackRock Asset Management Canada

Kevin LeBlanc, Chief Operating Officer, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

Lucas Pontillo, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Financial Officer, Fiera Capital Corporation

Marc Trottier, Co-Managing Director, Coerente Capital Management Inc.

Chris Turchansky, President, ATB Investor Services

Katie Walmsley, President, Portfolio Management Association of Canada

Cecilia Wong, Chief Financial Officer, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.

Committee Chairs for 2018-2019:

Compliance Officers’ Network: Jacqueline Hatherly, Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Legal Counsel, Greystone Managed Investments Inc.

Emerging Trends Committee: Thomas Johnston, CI Institutional Asset Management (CI Investments Inc.), and Lucas Pontillo, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Financial Officer, Fiera Capital Corporation

Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee and Securities Sub-Committee: Margaret Gunawan, Managing Director, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, BlackRock Asset Management Canada

  • Pension Sub-Committee: Paul Purcell, Managing Director, Head of Pension De-Risking, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Tax Sub-Committee: Theo Heldman, Vice President, Fund Tax Strategy & Compliance, Invesco Canada Ltd.

Member Services Committee: Julie Crothers, Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Coleford Investment Management Ltd.

Operation Heads’ Network: Michael Gibson, Managing Director, Operations & CCO, Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd.

  • Finance Sub-committee – Lauren Wright, Controller, Sionna Investment Managers and Jackie Corniel, Controller, Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd.
  • HR Sub-committee – Maria Jawornicki, Manager HR & Office Services, Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd. and Kristin Burns, Operations Manager, Sionna Investment Managers
  • IT Sub-committee – Jin Shi, Director, Securities Operations, Timber Creek Asset Management

Practices & Standards Committee: Supriya Kapoor, Compliance Consultant

Public Relations & Marketing Committee: David Kilburn, Investment Counsellor, CIBC Private Investment Counsel