Ecotrust Canada is a federally registered charity governed by an independent and voluntary board of directors. The organization is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, with a community office in Prince Rupert. While separately governed organizations, we have a shared history and ongoing alliance with Ecotrust in Portland, Oregon.
Elected: June 21, 2017
Larry is a graduate of the University of Alberta and a CFA charter holder. He grew up in High River, Alberta and currently along with his wife, Maureen, lives on Bowen Island.
Larry founded Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. in 1982 and the 20/20 Financial Group in 1986. He is currently the Chairman of the Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd., Co-Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Vancouver Art Gallery as well as Chair of the Finance & Audit committee, a member of the Executive Committee and a special advisor to the Building Committee. Larry is also a director of the Bowen Island Community Foundation.
Larry was the former Chairman of Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and a Director of The Connor, Clark & Lunn Foundation. He was also a Director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, a counselor for the University of British Columbia Portfolio Management Foundation, a counselor for Simon Fraser Global Asset & Wealth Management Business Council and a past member of Simon Fraser’s Beedie School of Business Dean’s External Advisory Board.
Before founding Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., he started his career as a security analyst for Gairdner & Company in 1970, he went on to become Vice-President of Farmers and Merchants Trust in 1971, Senior Vice-President of Commerce Capital Corporation in 1976, and in 1979 he was appointed Executive Vice-President for First City Trust.