Previously, Mr. McKay was the Chief Executive Officer of Tailwind Financial Inc., a U.S.-based special purpose acquisition company. Prior to co-founding Tailwind, Mr. McKay was the Chief Executive Officer of Fairway Capital Corp., a Canadian asset management firm. Prior to co-founding Fairway Capital, Mr. McKay was the Chief Operating Officer, a director and co-founder of Skylon Capital Corp., an investment management holding company. Prior to such time, he was a director of Altamira International Bank (Barbados) Inc., the offshore asset management subsidiary of Altamira Management Ltd. and an officer of Ivory & Sime plc, a leading UK investment management firm. Mr. McKay is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Ellen Sun has over 25 years of diversified experience in the financial services industry in North America and Asia. Currently, Ms. Sun acts as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Marquest Asset Management Inc. (Marquest). Prior to rejoining Marquest in 2021, Ms. Sun was with CPP Investment Board, Canada’s largest pension fund, overseeing their centralized corporate accounting operations. Prior to that, Ms. Sun was Financial Controller at Starlight Investment Inc., a leading Canadian real estate manager. Before joining Starlight, Ms. Sun was the Financial Controller and then Acting Chief Financial Officer at Marquest. Before that, Ms. Sun was Financial Controller of the Technology Infrastructure Division of Citibank N.A. Ms. Sun holds a Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Texas and is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in the U.S.