Ontario Securities Commission announces new CEO advisory council members

New members include financial leaders, academics, and lawyers across Ontario

Ontario Securities Commission announces new CEO advisory council members

The Ontario Securities Commission recently announced the membership of its advisory council that will help CEO Grant Vingoe identify risks and long-term trends affecting the securities industry and capital markets in the province.

“The advisory council will provide senior-level, candid perspectives on emerging issues impacting the industry, investors and our markets,” Vingoe said. “I look forward to receiving this valuable, real-time input and want to thank all members for volunteering their time and expertise.”

The new members of the CEO advisory council include financial leaders, academics, and lawyers across Ontario. They are as follows:

  • Riaz Ahmed − TD Securities president and CEO
  • Wendy Berman – partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP   
  • Mary Condon – Osgoode Hall Law School dean
  • Daniel Daviau − Canaccord Genuity Group president and CEO
  • Neil Gross − OSC’s investor advisory panel chair
  • Michael Katchen –Wealthsimple CEO
  • Michelle Khalili − Scotiabank’s global equity capital markets managing director and head
  • Patricia Olasker – partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP     
  • Gerry Rocchi − Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan vice-chair
  • Rob Strickland – Fidelity Investments Canada president
  • Bruce Macdonald and Doug Steiner − financial services professionals 

The OSC confirmed that the council will meet at least quarterly, and its insights and advice are expected to supplement input from other OSC’s advisory committees, which advise staff on securities law, industry trends, and investors’ needs and challenges.

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