Board of Directors
Senior leaders representing the full spectrum of the investment funds industry volunteer their time and expertise to serve on IFIC’s board of directors. The quality and commitment of IFIC’s board members are two of our most significant assets. The board develops annual priorities and objectives that guide the association’s day-to-day activities.
IFIC board members, along with hundreds of committee volunteers, enable IFIC to provide thoughtful, well informed, fact-based commentary on all issues impacting the industry and its investors.
The members of our 2023-2024 Board of Directors are:
Judy Goldring (Chair), President and Head of Global Distribution, AGF Investments
Neal Kerr, (Vice Chair) Head, Scotia Global Asset Management and President, 1832 Asset Management L.P.
Rick Headrick (Past Chair), President, Capital International Asset Management (Canada)
John Adams, CEO, PFSL Investments Canada
George Aguiar, President and CEO, GP Wealth Management Corporation
Kathleen Bock, Head of Vanguard Americas and Managing Director, Vanguard Canada
Chris Boyle, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Institutional, Dealer and Strategic Partnerships, Mackenzie Investments
Marie Brault (Second Vice Chair – CFIQ), Vice President, Legal Services, Legal and Regulatory Affairs/National Bank Investments Inc.
Sian Burgess, Senior Vice President, Fund Oversight, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Bill Charles, President and CEO, Global Maxfin Investments
Nelson Cheng, CEO, Sterling Mutuals
Warren Collier, Managing Director, BlackRock Asset Management Canada
Bruce Cooper, CEO, TD Asset Management
Stephen Fiorelli, President and CEO, SVP Wealth Solutions, Canada Life Investment Management
Stuart Graham, President and Managing Director, PIMCO Canada
Eric Hallé (Chair, CFIQ), Regional Vice President, Eastern Canada, Dynamic Funds
Raza Hasan, Chief Risk Officer, Wealth and Personal Banking, HSBC Bank Canada
Ross Kappele, Executive Vice President and Head of Distribution, BMO Asset Management Canada
Michael Konopaski, CEO, Designed Wealth Management
Carol Lynde, President and CEO, Bridgehouse Asset Managers
Jason MacKay, Head of Wealth Management Intermediaries, Invesco Canada
Karen McNally, Vice President, Head of Investment Solutions, RBC Global Asset Management
Andy Mitchell, President and CEO, The Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Bill Packham, President and CEO, Aviso Wealth
Robert Ruffolo, Vice President, Business Development, PEAK Investment Services Inc.
Eric-Olivier Savoie, President and CEO, National Bank Investments
David Scandiffio, President and CEO, CIBC Asset Management
Oricia Smith, President, SLGI Asset Management Inc. and Senior Vice-President, Investment Solutions, Sun Life Canada
Dennis Tew, Head of National Sales, Franklin Templeton Investments
Leo Zerilli, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Canada, Manulife Investment Management