He is also co-chair of Gold Medal Plates, a member of the corporate advisory board of the Art Gallery of Ontario, and is active on a number of other corporate boards.
Mark was recently the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. and President and COO of Canaccord Genuity Corp. He served in various other capacities with Canaccord companies, including Deputy Global Head of Capital Markets, Director of Canaccord’s US and UK regulated subsidiaries and Executive VP, Managing Director and Global Head of Research. Previously Mark was COO and Executive VP, Business Development of Itemus Inc, an Internet and ecommerce company. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and holds Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator designations.