With over fifteen years of experience in the securities industry, Darren leads retail equity trading operations for Richardson GMP clients specializing in equities, options and foreign exchange services. Under Darren’s leadership, his team has successfully executed private equity trades involving over 190 million shares.
Darren also partners with the GMP compliance and institutional trading teams identifying industry trends and challenges while constantly seeking new approaches to managing risk, delivering value and seeking opportunities for the firm and its clients. Under his leadership, the trading desk has successfully adopted new approaches to servicing clients as Richardson GMP has grown its wealth management platform from approximately $11 Billion in assets to $29 Billion since he joined the firm in 2010.
Prior to joining GMP Securities, Darren worked at National Bank Independent Network (NBIN) where he was an equity and option trader gaining invaluable experience supporting new issues and private placements, credit and registered accounts services to NBIN clients. Darren resides in Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph. He is an active supporter of the University of Guelph, co-founder of the University of Guelph Gryphons on Bay Street Scholarship fund and mentor to new graduates and alumni of the Commerce program.