William W. Lovatt, CFA, FCPA, FCGA
Mr. Lovatt is Chairman of ECN Capital’s board of directors and is a member of Element Fleet Management’s board of directors. Mr. Lovatt serves as a member of the Audit Committee, the C&CG Committee and the Credit and Risk Committee of the ECN Capital Board. He previously served as Chairman on Element Financial’s board of directors before the company’s separation into Element Fleet Management Corp. and ECN Capital Corp.
Mr. Lovatt brings 40 years of investment and senior management expertise. He is one of Canada’s most respected financial services executives having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Great-West Lifeco Inc., Great-West Life Assurance Company, London Life Insurance Company and Canada Life Assurance Company. Mr. Lovatt joined Great West-Life in 1979 serving in various positions in the insurer’s investments department.
Mr. Lovatt served as a member of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council from 2000 to 2006 and in 2009, following the global financial crisis, was asked to serve the Canadian Government on the Department of Finance’s Advisory Committee on Liquidity in the Financial Markets. Mr. Lovatt received his Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1975, his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1983 and became a Fellow Certified General Accountant in 2003.