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MARC J. RYAN

Montreal, QC | Marc is a lawyer by profession who lives in Montreal. He graduated in Chemical Engineering from McGill University and in law from the Université de Montréal where he also earned a Masters in Business Law. Marc worked for three years with the Quebec Securities Commission (now the Autorité des Marchés Financiers or AMF) as a lawyer, and as an advisor to the Commission itself. Thereafter, he specialized as legal counsel in financial and securities law with Bell Canada and its parent company, BCE Inc. Until his retirement he held various management positions including as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Marc founded in 2008 IndependentInvestor.info, a bilingual internet site which publishes information for individual investors.

Marc is a member of the Quebec Bar, and a past Governor and Vice-President of the Quebec Bar Foundation. He is a member of the Scarlet Key Honour Society at McGill University, of the St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal, and an alumnus of the Governor General’s Canadian Study Conference. He is a director of the Fonds Escale Notre-Dame, which raises funds for young men with alcohol, drug or other dependencies.