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Jim McGovern, ICD.D

Senior Advisor
Dealing Representative

Jim has worked in capital markets for more than 25 years – in all roles from sales and trading to raising capital and senior-level advising. He has represented a broad range of corporate issuers and institutional investors in Western Canada, managing relationships and equity distribution/sales. Jim has also been a senior advisor to the boards of a several start-up businesses, guiding them on capital structure, raising capital, corporate presentations and strategic partnerships.

Jim is a Institute of Corporate Directors, Director (ICD.D).


  • Rival Capital Management, Managing Director, 2010-2015
  • RBC Capital Markets, Director, 1999-2010
  • BMO Capital Markets, VP Equity Sales, 1988-1999
  • Bunting Warburg
  • McLeod Young Weir


  • Relationships, initiation of M&A and capital raising with strategic investors


  • Director, Alpine Canada , Chair, Whistler Cup, North America’s largest international children’s ski race
  • Past President, Whistler Mountain Ski Club
  • FIS Alpine Technical Delegate