Leadership Team

The Knowledge First Financial Leadership Team includes the heads of each functional division of the company. Together they are responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support the success our customers, employees and independent sales representatives.

Leadership Team

George Hopkinson

George Hopkinson,

B.A., M.B.A.

President & CEO

Darrell Bartlett

Darrell Bartlett,

C.P.A, C.A, C.I.A

Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Angela Lin

Angela Lin,

B.Sc., M.Sc., LLB

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Chief Privacy Officer

Ian McPherson

Ian McPherson,

B.A. (Hons), M.Sc.

Chief Financial Officer

Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson,


Chief Information Officer

Eric Jodoin

Eric Jodoin,


Vice-President, Customer Experience & Innovation

Carma Lecuyer

Carma Lecuyer,


Vice-President, Human Resources and Administration

Jacques Naud

Jacques Naud,

B. Comm., M.B.A.

Vice-President, Sales and Distribution

Krista Vriend

Krista Vriend,


Vice-President, Marketing