Mark McManus, Special Advisor

Mark is a trusted business advisor and innovative workplace educator. He is a reservoir of considerable knowledge and expertise in financial crime prevention, workplace training, business strategy, corporate governance, and risk management. In shifting the context to one of possibility, solutions and community, Mark helps frame a stronger sense of meaning to the work, with a focus on inclusiveness, engagement and results.

His career experience includes senior roles with Canadian financial services firms, a provincial securities regulator, and a Canadian global IT firm, as well as in the non-profit sector, and as an officer in the Canadian Forces Reserve.

Whether it is, for example, (a) co-creating employee training programs that support regulatory requirements and aid in financial crime prevention, (b) co-developing social media and a web presence that help execute competitive business strategies, or (c) coaching leaders in furthering employee engagement and performance, Mark has a proven track record, in either a leadership or advisory role, in helping businesses solve the complex challenges they face.

Mark is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and a Certified Training and Development Professional. He earned a Master’s degree in Education, specializing in Workplace Learning and Transformation, from the University of Toronto, and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario. Mark also has a Diploma in Law and Security Administration and a Certificate in Financial Management from Algonquin College in Ottawa. He is a member of several professional organizations and speaks at various events.