KISH KAPOOR, CPA, CA
PRESIDENT and CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, GMP CAPITAL INC.
Mr. Kapoor currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GMP Capital Inc. (TSX:GMP). Mr. Kapoor is also currently a director of Richardson Financial Group Limited (and a member of its Audit Committee), Richardson GMP Limited (and Chair of its Audit Committee), and Morneau Shepell Inc. He also serves as a director of Equitable Group Inc. (chair of its Audit Committee and a member of the Risk and Capital Committee). Until 2011, he was President of Wellington West Holdings Inc., the parent company of a number of subsidiaries that provided wealth management and corporate finance services to retail and institutional clientele in Canada. Previously, Mr. Kapoor was Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development at Loring Ward International Inc. He co-founded Assante Corporation, previously one of the largest wealth management firms in Canada, and served as its Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development from 1994 until 2003. He also served as a director of Manitoba Telecom Services and Chair of its audit committee from 2006 to 2017. Mr. Kapoor has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and former tax partner with KPMG LLP.
DEBORAH STARKMAN, CPA, CA, CFA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER and CORPORATE SECRETARY, GMP CAPITAL INC.
Deborah Starkman is the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of GMP Capital Inc. She is responsible for the firm’s global finance function, including all aspects of regulatory and external financial reporting, performance measurement, risk management, liquidity and capital management and tax reporting. Prior to her appointment in September 2012 as CFO, Ms. Starkman was Managing Director, Finance, Head of Regulatory Reporting and Risk Management. With over 20 years’ experience in the capital markets industry, she brings a deep level of knowledge and insight to her role. Prior to joining GMP, she was Managing Director, Product Finance at the brokerage arm of a major Canadian bank. Ms. Starkman is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. She is involved in a number of charities including serving as Treasurer of the Centennial Infant and Child Care Centre and past Treasurer for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.