Board of Directors 2019-2020

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 2019-2020 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

Lorne Steinberg (Secretary), President, Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management Inc.

Dona Eull-Schultz (Executive Committee Member), Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, Cardinal Capital 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.

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

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

Warren Rudick, VP & Chief Counsel, Global Wealth & Asset Management Distribution Law and Institutional – Europe, Manulife Investment Management

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 2019-2020:

Compliance Officers’ Network: Jacqueline Hatherly, Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Legal Counsel, TD Asset Management 

Emerging Trends Committee: Thomas Johnston, Past PMAC Director, 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

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

Operation Heads’ Network: Adam Beach, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Operations Manager, Evans Investment Counsel

  • Finance Sub-committee – Lauren Wright, Controller, Sionna Investment Managers and Jackie Corniel, Controller, Beutel Goodman & Company Ltd.
  • HR Sub-committee – Christie Wood, Human Resources Business Partner – Canada, MFS Investment Management
  • IT Sub-committee – Jin Shi, Director, Securities Operations, Timber Creek Asset Management

Practices & Standards Committee: Michal Pomotov, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd.

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