Board of Directors

IIAC Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) meets quarterly and is comprised of 15 elected individuals from its Member firms. Board members represent all sectors of Canada’s investment industry, including:

  • > Large retail dealers (non-bank owned)
  • > Medium retail dealers
  • > Small retail dealers
  • > Institutional dealers
  • > Integrated dealers (including bank-owned)

John Chambers (Chair)
Vice-Chairman & President
GMP FirstEnergy
Calgary, AB


Steven Donald
Assante Wealth Management Inc.
Toronto, ON


Mario Frankovich
Portfolio Manager
Industrial Alliance Securities Inc.
Hamilton, ON


Charyl Galpin
EVP & Managing Director, Head, Private Client Division
BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
Toronto, ON


Pruyn Haskins
Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Equity and Advisory
Toronto, ON


Dave Kelly
Senior Vice President
TD Wealth Private Wealth Management
Toronto, ON


Jeff Kennedy
Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets and Operations
Cormark Securities Inc.
Toronto, ON


David Lang
Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto, ON


Benoit Lauzé
Managing Director & Head, Equity Capital Markets – Global Investment Banking
CIBC World Markets Inc.
Toronto, ON


Martin Lavigne
National Bank Financial – Wealth Management
Montréal, QC


Sylvain Perreault
Chief Compliance Officer
Desjardins Group
Montréal, QC


Stuart R. Raftus 
Chief Administrative Officer, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., and
President, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Canada
Toronto, ON


Richard Rousseau 
Executive Vice-President – Head of Wealth Management Chief Administrative Officer
Raymond James Ltd.
Toronto, ON


Ian Russell 
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Investment Industry Association of Canada
Toronto, ON


Deborah Starkman
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
GMP Capital Inc.
Toronto, ON