Edward Jackson is an Independent Director of FAX Capital. Mr. Jackson is a well-respected industry leader with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He most recently served as Managing Director and Head of the Investment Funds Group, Global Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets, a position he held until his retirement in December 2015.
Prior to that, from 1992 to 1998, Mr. Jackson held several senior management positions within the Royal Bank of Canada covering some of Canada’s largest financial institutions. Mr. Jackson currently serves as an advisory board member for EnerTech Capital, a private investment firm focused on innovation in the energy and power industries within North America, and as an independent review committee member for Brookfield Public Securities Group LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., and of the Middlefield Group. He has also been appointed to the Hearing Committee of two regulatory organizations in Canada, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA). From February 2011 to December 2015, Mr. Jackson also served as the President, CEO and Trustee of Advantage Preferred Share Trust, a TSX listed closed-end fund. Mr. Jackson holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers and has been granted the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.