The Richardson GMP Board of Directors brings together industry veterans with extensive experience across a variety of wealth management disciplines. Our Board also includes two Investment Advisors, to ensure that they bring a client perspective and a voice for all other Advisors in how we run our business.

Andrew Marsh, President & Chief Executive Officer
Richardson GMP Limited

A true entrepreneur, Andrew Marsh founded Richardson GMP, Canada’s leading independent wealth management firm, and was part of the team that built the firm from the ground up. Beginning his career in the financial industry over 25 years ago, Mr. Marsh started in investment analysis, then worked directly with clients as an investment advisor, and eventually his career moved to executive leadership with the launch of GMP Private Client in 2004. He served as Managing Director, National Sales of both GMP Private Client and Richardson GMP before being appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Richardson GMP in 2010.

Richardson GMP has since grown a unique partnership culture and leading platform devoted to serving affluent Canadian families. Mr. Marsh raised the bar for excellence in wealth management by launching: Richardson GMP Insurance, our revered Tax and Estate Planning team, Connected Wealth’s asset management team and most recently Richardson GMP Private Family Office.

In our community, Mr. Marsh is a member of the Board of Governors of his alma mater University of Guelph and is an active mentor and contributor to the University’s School of Business. He is also a member of the Canadian Advisory Board for Right to Play Canada, a charity dedicated to helping children worldwide through the power of play. Additionally, Mr. Marsh is active in the advocacy efforts in the Investment Industry Association of Canada and is a member of the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence.


Kevin Sullivan, BA, LL.B, CFA, Deputy Chairman,
GMP Capital Inc.

Kevin Sullivan has been at GMP Capital Inc. since its inception, serving as President from 1996-1999 and as CEO of GMP Capital from June 1999 to September 2010. He also co-founded GMP Securities L.P.

Mr. Sullivan brings over 25 years of experience and relationships in the capital market industry. As CEO of GMP, he oversaw the creation and growth of GMP Securities L.P., GMP Securities Europe LLP and GMP Investment Management L.P. He also helped facilitate GMP’s IPO in 2003. Prior to GMP, he spent three years in the European capital market and was also a lawyer in general practice in Calgary, Alberta.

Actively involved with a number of charities and community organizations, Mr.Sullivan has co-chaired The Ride to Conquer Cancer, Canada’s premier cycling fundraiser. He’s a past member of The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, and a member of the Canadian Advisory Board of Right to Play.

H. Sanford Riley, President & Chief Executive Officer,
Richardson Financial Group Limited

H. Sanford Riley has held the position of President and CEO of Richardson Financial Group Limited (the financial services affiliate of James Richardson & Sons, Limited) since 2003. 

Before joining Richardson Financial Group, Mr. Riley was President and CEO of Investors Group Inc., a position he held for nearly 10 years. He was appointed Chairman in 2001. Mr. Riley is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the University of Winnipeg Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the North West Company Fund. He serves as a Director of Molson Coors Brewing Company, the Canada West Foundation, the Canadian Western Bank Group and the Winnipeg Airports Authority.

Mr. Riley has also been involved with a number of charitable organizations, including chairing The United Way of Winnipeg Annual Campaign, the Business Council of Manitoba and the 1999 Pan American Games. He was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada in 2002.

Harris A. Fricker, MA, Chief Executive Officer, GMP Capital Inc.

Mr. Fricker is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GMP. He joined GMP Securities L.P. (GMP Securities) investment banking team in 2002 and assumed the role of President of GMP Securities in July 2008 and was appointed President of GMP in May 2009. He currently also serves as Co-Chairman of GMP Securities Europe LLP (GMP Europe). 

Prior to joining GMP Securities, Mr. Fricker held senior roles at several leading Canadian financial institutions, including, heading up the institutional sales & trading desk of another leading investment dealer and running the corporate debenture/derivatives group at a major Canadian bank. A former entrepreneur himself, Mr. Fricker’s depth of experience arising from over two decades in the North American capital markets combined with his acumen as an entrepreneur provides him with a unique perspective on the financial services landscape. Mr. Fricker holds a BA from Saint Francis Xavier University and a MA from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.


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