As Chief Executive Officer of the Financial and Consumer
Services Commission (FCNB), Rick is accountable for the overall operation of
the Commission including management of staff and administration of a wide range
of consumer and investor protection legislation. The Commission was established
on 1 July 2013 and is responsible for the regulation of securities, pensions,
insurance, financial institutions and consumer affairs. Rick was the Executive
Director of the former New Brunswick Securities Commission from 2004 - 2013.
Rick has been a regulator for over 25 years. Prior to
joining the Commission, he was the head of a number of different departments in
another Crown Corporation for thirteen years. Rick is a former naval officer
and is a Member of the Ancient Order of the Deep. He then worked in the defence
industry before making the transition to Crown corporations.