Members of the Commission

Ontario’s Securities Act provides that the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) shall be composed of at least nine and not more than 16 Members. The Chair & CEO and the Vice-Chairs are full-time Members. The other Members, including the Lead Director, are part-time Members, are independent of management and devote as much time as necessary to perform their duties. For more information, refer to the Ontario Securities Commission Charter of Governance.

Our Members are specially restricted public servants under section 85(2), paragraph 9 of the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006. Appointments and reappointments are made in accordance with the Agencies and Appointments Directive, the Memorandum of Understanding, and the procedures of the Public Appointments Secretariat of the Government of Ontario.

Members of the Commission

  • D. Grant Vingoe, Chair & CEO
  • Tim Moseley, Vice-Chair
  • Kevan Cowan
  • Mary Anne De Monte-Whelan
  • Jennifer Fang
  • Lawrence P. Haber, Lead Director
  • Craig Hayman
  • Dieter Jentsch
  • Frances Kordyback
  • David R. Lewis
  • Hari Panday
  • Cathy Singer
  • Cindy Tripp
  • M. Cecilia Williams
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D. Grant Vingoe
Chair & CEO
Appointed Date
August 2015
Reappointed Date
April 2021
Term Ends
April 2022
Committees
  • Governance and Nominating Committee (non-voting member)

Grant Vingoe is a leading counsel on securities law in the U.S. and Canada, who has extensive experience as a leader on cross-border securities initiatives and a background in corporate governance and regulatory policy. He has been a partner with international law firms in Toronto and New York, where he specialized in the regulation of financial institutions and capital market transactions. He is a former independent director of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and was Chair of its Corporate Governance Committee.

Mr. Vingoe is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and received his LL.M. from the New York University School of Law. He has served as Counsel to the Toronto Stock Exchange and as guest lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is a member of the board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and Chairs the Policy Coordination Committee of the Canadian Securities Administrators. He is also the Chair of the Council of Governors of the Canadian Public Accountability Board and a board member of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council. He is also a member of the board of Springboard Danse Montreal, a dance educational charity and a member of the advisory board of Reach the World, an educational charity that enhances social studies programs.

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Tim Moseley
Vice-Chair
Appointed Date
November 2017
Reappointed Date
November 2020
Term Ends
November 2022
Committees
  • Adjudicative Committee (Chair)
  • Risk Committee

Tim Moseley has been a Vice-Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission since 2017, having previously been a part-time Member of the Commission from 2015 to 2017. He is chair of the Commission’s Adjudicative Committee.

Prior to joining the OSC, Mr. Moseley was CIBC’s Chief Compliance Officer for over ten years, following two years as Head of the Litigation Group in CIBC’s Legal Department. Before that he practiced corporate/commercial litigation for twelve years, including six years in private practice, and six years as Litigation Counsel in the OSC’s Enforcement Branch, with the last two of those years as Manager of Litigation.

Mr. Moseley holds a B.A. and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto, an M.B.A. from Queen’s University, and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, through the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1989.

Mr. Moseley is Co-Chair of the Steering Committee for the Laskin Moot Court Competition, Canada’s most widely attended competitive moot, which annually considers problems involving administrative and constitutional law.

Commissioner Kevan Cowan
Kevan Cowan
Appointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024

Kevan Cowan is a financial services executive with more than 30 years of experience in capital markets operational, regulatory and policy matters. He has been a key participant in the transformative changes occurring in Canadian capital markets over that time.

Mr. Cowan is the past Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization, where he worked on behalf of nine Canadian governments leading the development of a pan-Canadian securities regulatory authority. Prior to that, Mr. Cowan was President of TSX Markets, responsible for the equities business of the TMX Group, including the Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Alpha Trading, TMX Select and related services. He is also a past President of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Cowan was previously a partner in a large Canadian law firm, practicing corporate and securities law.

Mr. Cowan has served on many boards and in advisory roles, including with the Toronto Financial Services Alliance / Toronto Finance International (Chair of the Board), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (Board member), the Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Expert Advisory Group, the Calgary Economic Development Investment Advisory Committee, and the Ontario Securities Commission Small Business Advisory Committee.

Mr. Cowan holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto, an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Commissioner Mary Anne De Monte-Whelan
Mary Anne De Monte-Whelan
Appointed Date
February 2019
Reappointed Date
February 2021
Term Ends
February 2023
Committees
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Risk Committee (Chair)

Mary Anne De Monte-Whelan is an experienced corporate finance professional. Her background includes investment banking, equity analysis, corporate banking and risk analysis. She was an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and also developed and delivered programs in Finance to international executives with the Executive Education programs at the Schulich School of Business, York University. She has been a speaker/lecturer on international finance and investments to diverse audiences both national and international. Ms. De Monte-Whelan is a past member of the Board of Directors of Youthlink, which also included being Chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit committee; on the Board of Enterprise Ireland Wireless Advisory Board; Chair of the Baby Point Heritage Foundation; and Chair and Founder of the St. Joe’s Plate, an annual fundraising event which raises money for mental health at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto.

Commissioner Jennifer Fang
Jennifer Fang
Appointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024

Jennifer Fang is an investment professional and business leader with more than 25 years of international experience with General Motors of Canada, JP Morgan & Chase, BMO Financial Group and PwC Canada in New York and Toronto. Ms. Fang advises public and private companies, institutional investors, and family offices as one of few seasoned business executives with deep insights, experiences and networks in both the Asia Pacific and Western markets. She has in-depth experience and knowledge of corporate finance & strategy; mergers & acquisitions; private equity; capital markets and corporate governance.

Ms. Fang was a board director for a TSX-listed mining company where she chaired its audit committee and sat on the compensation committee. She is also a past board director at Providence Healthcare Foundation, and went through the amalgamation of St. Michael’s, St. Joseph's Hospitals, and Providence Healthcare to form Unity Health Toronto, the largest Catholic Healthcare network in Canada. Ms. Fang is currently a Provincial appointee at York Region Police Services Board, and she is also a member of the Faculty Advisory Board, at Sauder Business School of University of British Columbia.

Ms. Fang is a graduate of Peking University (BA in International Economics) and has an MBA degree from the University of British Columbia majoring in finance. Jennifer is also a CFA charterholder and has the ICD.D designation.

Commissioner Lawrence P. Haber
Lawrence P. Haber
Lead Director
Appointed Date
January 2018
Reappointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024
Committees
  • Adjudicative Committee
  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Governance and Nominating Committee

Lawrence (Lorie) Haber has had a diverse career in the financial industry and the capital markets – as a senior executive in the financial industry with National Bank Financial and DundeeWealth; as a securities lawyer and partner at Fogler, Rubinoff; as a corporate board member of several public and private companies; as a CEO and Chair of the Board of Benev Capital Corp. (now Diversified Royalty Corp.), a TSX listed public company; and as an adviser to the OSC and to the Ontario Government on several policy projects relating to the capital markets and the financial industry.

Currently, he is a board member of Eco-Oro Minerals Corp. Mr. Haber was a member of the independent Expert Committee, which provided its advice and a report to the Ontario government regarding the regulation of Financial Planning and Financial Advice in 2016.

Mr. Haber holds a B.A. (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University.

Commissioner Craig Hayman
Craig Hayman
Appointed Date
April 2019
Reappointed Date
April 2021
Term Ends
April 2023
Committees
  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Governance and Nominating Committee (Chair)
  • Risk Committee

Craig Hayman has extensive experience in investment management and the retail brokerage industry, with a deep understanding of how the regulatory environment impacts individual investors and companies. Mr. Hayman began his career in pension administration and investment. In 1999 he joined Edward Jones Investments Canada as an investment advisor and in 2004 moved to the home office as a General Partner.  He held numerous responsibilities within the Canadian division including leading the Products, Services and Marketing Division; taking responsibility for Financial Advisor Recruiting, Training/Development; and overall branch leadership in Canada. He retired in 2016. Mr. Hayman has served on a number of community-based boards and on the Board of the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI).  Additionally, he was appointed as the Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of the Lorne Scots Regiment of the Canadian Army in 2017. Mr. Hayman graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.  In 1997 he earned a CFA charter and completed an MBA from the Ivey Business School in 2013.

Commissioner Dieter Jentsch
Dieter Jentsch
Appointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024

Dieter Jentsch is a former senior executive at Scotiabank and has spent 35 years as a banker in Corporate Banking, Capital Markets, Commercial & Retail Banking in Canadian and international markets. While being part of the bank’s operating committee, he served as Group Head of Global Banking and Markets and prior, as Group Head of International Banking.

In addition to extensive global operating experience in many diverse banking businesses in Canada, the U.S., Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, Mr. Jentsch held senior oversight responsibilities for operating & regulatory risk, conduct and compliance frameworks in those markets.

He presently serves as a corporate director on various public and non -public boards including the Jim Pattison Group, Canfor Corp. Canfor Pulp Products Limited, Mineros S.A and the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre.

Mr. Jentsch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from the University of British Columbia. He also holds a diploma from the Advanced Management Program from the European Institute of Business (INSEAD) and a diploma from the University of Toronto’s Rotman – ICD Directors Education program.

Commissioner Frances Kordyback
Frances Kordyback
Appointed Date
February 2020
Term Ends
February 2022
Committees
  • Adjudicative Committee
  • Audit and Finance Committee (Chair)
  • Risk Committee

Frances Kordyback is a senior capital markets executive with more than 30 years experience in venture capital, investment banking and corporate development. Ms. Kordyback was a Managing Director at Northwater Capital Inc. with firm wide responsibilities and a focus on the venture investing segment of the business. Her primary responsibilities within the venture business included due diligence, valuation, deal negotiation, and value creation. She has served on many boards of directors (public, private and not for profit) and advisory committees. She is also very active in Women in Leadership, a group within Women in Capital Markets. Ms. Kordyback holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and received her Chartered Accountant designation in 1977.

Commissioner David R. Lewis
David R. Lewis
Appointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024

Dr. David R. Lewis worked in the wealth management industry in Canada and the United States for many years as a C-level executive, board member, and board chair at firms including Scotiabank, UBS Financial Services, UBS Bank USA, and Barclays Wealth Management.

Currently, Dr. Lewis is President of the BEworks Research Institute where he conducts and publishes applied behavioural economics research on financial decision making. Prior to joining BEworks, he was Assistant Professor of Retail Management at the Ted Rogers School of Business. Dr. Lewis also taught at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University while completing his PhD in marketing with a focus on consumer behaviour. His doctoral research considered consumer decision making regarding investing and financial advice.

Dr. Lewis holds a BA from Western University, an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and a PhD from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Commissioner Hari Panday
Hari Panday
Appointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024

Hari Panday is a senior corporate director and chief executive officer. He founded ICICI Bank in Canada and led the full-service on-line bank and its securities and wealth management subsidiaries in Canada and the US. Mr. Panday has spent more than 38 years in financial services, restructuring experience in diversified industries, supplemented by external, internal and IT audit, and for-profit and not-for-profit board directorship experience. He is a Fellow, CPA, GCA and certified director in the U.S. and Canada, with NACD, Washington, DC, and ICD Canada, respectively.

Mr. Panday’s current board memberships include as: (a) Chair of a Designated Administrative Authority (previously: Chair, Audit Comm. and Vice-Chair, Investment Comm.); (b) Director, Governance Comm. a professional liability insurance co.; (c) Chair, Gov. Comm. and Member, Audit & Finance Comm., Ontario’s largest credit union; and (d) Chair, Corp. Gov. Comm., an independent investment firm. Prior for-profit board memberships have included: a rare earth exploration company (TSX/NYSE); Canadian Securities Exchange; ICICI Bank Canada, ICICI Wealth Management (Ont.); ICICI Securities (USA) - parent ICICI Bank Ltd. (BSE/NYSE); Chair, Audit Committees, of a trust company in Quebec (AMF regulated) and Canada (OSFI regulated).

Mr. Panday is a faculty member at York University, teaching accountability and corporate governance. In the not-for-profit segment he is currently the Honorary Colonel, 32 Service Battalion, Canadian Armed Forces and he serves on CPA Canada’s Corporate Oversight and Governance Advisory Board (COGB). In 2012, he received The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Commissioner Cathy Singer
Cathy Singer
Appointed Date
June 2020
Term Ends
June 2022
Committees
  • Governance and Nominating Committee
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Cathy Singer is a lawyer with over 30 years of business and securities law experience in private practice as well as an additional three years from the securities regulatory perspective. Ms. Singer is currently a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, where she has been practicing for the past 19 years and where she has held various roles in management from time to time. Prior to Norton Rose, Ms. Singer was at Faskens and, during that period, spent over two years at the Ontario Securities Commission on secondment as its General Counsel, and nine months on secondment as Staff at an earlier date. Ms. Singer’s practice and experience are broad-based, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, related party transactions and corporate governance matters as a trusted advisor to her clients in the mining, industrial and investment funds sectors. Ms. Singer is currently a board member of each of Osisko Metals Inc. and Osisko Mining Inc.

Ms. Singer holds a B.A. in Political Science from McGill and an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario.

Commissioner Cindy Tripp
Cindy Tripp
Appointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024

Cindy Tripp has 30-years of experience in financial services in both Canada and the U.S. and was one of the founding partners of GMP Securities L.P. (formerly Griffiths McBurney and Partners). She held the position of Managing Director, Co-Head Trading where she had oversight of institutional trading, retail trading, securities lending, foreign exchange and risk management.

Ms. Tripp has a practical understanding of the impact of regulation on Canadian broker dealers and their clients – issuers and investors. She was a member of the Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce, which delivered its final report in January 2021 to the Minister of Finance. The report included 67 recommendations that drive innovation, competition, diversity and growth in Ontario.

She is a former Director of Avante Logixx, former Chair of the Board of Governors of the Bishop Strachan School, a Director of the Georgian Bay Land Trust, and a former Director of Toronto Financial Services Alliance (renamed Toronto Finance International).

Commissioner M. Cecilia Williams
M. Cecilia Williams
Appointed Date
November 2017
Reappointed Date
January 2022
Term Ends
January 2024
Committees
  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee (Chair)
  • Risk Committee

Cecilia Williams is a senior compliance, risk management and regulatory executive with extensive experience in major financial institutions. She has worked in the Canadian and global regulatory environments, having spent a significant portion of her career with global operations of Scotiabank and CIBC and the Canadian operations of a global bank, UBS.

Compliance and risk management have been a focus of Ms. Williams’ career, primarily in the financial services industry. Most recently, she held the role of Senior Vice-President, Head of Compliance for Scotiabank. Prior to taking on lead responsibility for the compliance risk management program at Scotiabank, Ms. Williams held senior positions in their global capital markets, wealth management and transaction banking businesses.

Ms. Williams joined Scotiabank from CIBC where she was Vice-President of Business Controls for the global private wealth management and Imperial Service businesses, with responsibility for operational, credit and regulatory risk. Prior to that role, she was Executive Director, Legal & Compliance for UBS Bank / UBS Trust (Canada).

Ms. Williams also worked in the regulatory environment, previously holding the positions of Director of Regulatory and Market Policy for the Toronto Stock Exchange and Senior Counsel, Derivatives with the Ontario Securities Commission.

In addition, Ms. Williams is a lawyer with a degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario spending the early years of her career as a corporate, commercial lawyer.