Board of Directors

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 2020-2021 are:

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

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

Lorne Steinberg (Treasurer), President & Portfolio Manager, Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management Inc.

Dona Eull-Schultz (Secretary), Senior Vice-President & Portfolio Manager, Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.

Cecilia Wong (Executive Committee Member), Chief Financial Officer, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.

Denys Calvin (Past Chair), Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Nexus Investment Management ULC

Sarah Bevan, Managing Director, President and CEO, UBS Bank Canada

Anish Chopra, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Portfolio Management Corporation

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

Margaret Gunawan, Managing Director – Head of Canada Legal & Compliance, BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

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

Warren Rudick, Chief Counsel, Global Distribution Law & Institutional – Canada & Europe, Manulife Investment Management

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

Chris Turchansky, Chief Experience Officer, ATB Financial

Katie Walmsley, President, Portfolio Management Association of Canada

 

Committee Chairs for 2020-2021:

Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee:
Margaret Gunawan, Managing Director – Head of Canada Legal & Compliance, BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

  • Pension Sub-Committee:
    Paul Purcell, Managing Director, Head of Pension De-Risking, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Securities Sub-Committee:
    Margaret Gunawan, Managing Director – Head of Canada Legal & Compliance, BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited
  • Tax Sub-Committee:
    Thomas Lee, Vice President, Head of Taxation and Fund Governance, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

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

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

Public Relations & Marketing Committee:
Karrie Van Belle, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, AGF Investments Inc.

Canadian Institutional Client Service Network:
Rotating Chair

Compliance Officers’ Network:
Brent Moore, Chief Compliance Officer, Governance, TD Asset Management Inc.

International Committee:
Warren Rudick, Chief Counsel, Global Distribution Law & Institutional – Europe, Manulife Investment Management

Lawyers’ Network:
Jacqueline Hatherly, Associate Vice President, Wealth Governance and Control, TD

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

  • Finance Sub-Committee:
    Lauren Wright, Director, Finance & Operations, 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