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.

Directors for 2021-2022

  • David Kilburn (Chair)
    Investment Counsellor and Region Head, Ontario, 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
    Director & Portfolio Manager, Greenrock Capital Partners Inc.
  • 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 2021-2022

Standing Committees

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee:
    Cecilia Wong, Chief Financial Officer, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.
  • 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:
    Janine Guenther, President, Dixon Mitchell Investment Counsel
  • National Conference Committee:
    Zach Curry, Director & Portfolio Manager, Greenrock Capital Partners Inc.
  • 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.

Networking Groups

  • Canadian Institutional Client Service Network:
    Rotating Chair
  • Compliance Officers’ Network:
    Brent Moore, Chief Compliance Officer, Governance, TD Asset Management Inc.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Networking Group:
    Cecilia Wong, Chief Financial Officer, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.
  • 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
    • 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