Since joining RPIA in 2016, Martin has played an instrumental role in developing and augmenting firm-wide policies, processes and controls, initially as Director of Compliance and most recently as Director of Risk & Compliance. In his current role as Head of Compliance & CCO he is principally responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of RPIA’s regulatory compliance program. He is registered with Canadian securities regulators as Chief Compliance Officer of RPIA’s Investment Fund Manager, Portfolio Manager and Exempt Market Dealer registrations and also acts in the capacity as the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer.
Prior to joining RPIA Martin held progressively senior roles in compliance, investment oversight and client operations with Manulife Financial and IA Clarington Investments where he gained practical expertise in matters ranging from the Canadian investment fund industry to high-net worth private wealth and U.S. pension investment platforms.
Martin graduated from his hometown University of Johannesburg with a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree and holds the Canadian Investment Manager and Chartered Financial Analyst designations. He actively participates in industry associations, committees, and working groups focusing on securities regulation and the everchanging regulatory landscape of the investment management industry.