Paige L. Ward, LL.B.
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Vice-President, Policy
Paige joined the MFDA in June 2000. She oversees the MFDA’s Policy department, which is responsible for developing and interpreting MFDA regulatory instruments. As General Counsel, she is also primarily responsible for the legal and regulatory affairs of the MFDA. As Corporate Secretary, she is responsible for governance activities relating to the Board of Directors and Board committees. The regional council functions also report to the General Counsel.
At the MFDA, Paige has held the positions of Legal/Policy Counsel (2000-2002), Manager of Regulatory Affairs (2002-2003), and Director, Policy & Regulatory Affairs (2004-2011). Prior to joining the MFDA, she worked as the senior legal editor and writer for the Canadian Securities Law Reporter. Paige obtained an Honours B.A. in Political Studies and an LL.B. from Queen’s University, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998.