April 21st, 2017
Beverly Brooks, Advisor, Senior Economist
Beverly Brooks, President, Brooks Communications, is an investor relations expert and an economist who has advised Cabinet Ministers and senior private sector executives on financial and communications issues.
Prior to Brooks Communications, she managed the communications division of a proxy advisory firm where she developed investor relations strategies for companies which were involved in proxy contests, takeover bids, mergers and acquisitions. As an equity research analyst at an independent research company, she wrote equity research reports that were distributed to a number of well known investor information websites.
As the Executive Director of the Investor Learning Centre of Canada, she worked with provincial securities commissions across Canada to develop investor education programs for the general public. As the Vice President of Advocis, the largest national association of financial advisers in Canada, she wrote and presented submissions to federal and provincial Ministers on bank mergers, securities regulations, pension legislation changes, a national securities regulator, RRSP contribution limits and tax free savings accounts.