“The OSC will profit tremendously from Kevan’s sound judgement and deep capital markets expertise as we proceed to fulfil our expanded mandate inside our new governance construction,” stated the OSC’s Chief Govt Officer, Grant Vingoe. “With Kevan’s management and the energy of our board and group, we’re well-positioned to proceed modernizing regulation and facilitating monetary innovation whereas selling protected, honest, environment friendly and aggressive capital markets in Ontario.”
Cowan takes over as OSC chair from Heather Zordel, who resigned from the position after just seven months on the job.
Cowan is an govt within the monetary companies business in addition to a lawyer with over 30 years of expertise in operational, regulatory, and coverage issues particular to the capital markets.
He served as the previous chief govt officer of the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Group; the previous president of TSX Markets, which oversees all TSX inventory exchanges; and the previous president of the TSX Enterprise Change.
Cowan has had quite a lot of advisory positions and served on a number of boards, together with these with the Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Skilled Advisory Group, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, and the Toronto Monetary Providers Alliance/Toronto Finance Worldwide.