Board of Trustees
Richard Self recently retired as a member of the Executive Committee of RBC Global Asset Management which has over $200 billion in assets under management for individuals, endowments & foundations, pension’s plans and corporations. Prior to the creation of RBC Global Asset Management in May 2008, Mr. Self was an institutional portfolio manager and member of the Management Committee of Phillips Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., one of three predecessor companies. As keen collectors of historic art, primarily the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, as well as Northwest Coast art, Mr. Self and his wife Nancy share a passion for Canada's history and culture as expressed through the arts. Mr. Self also serves as a trustee of the Vancouver-based Arts Umbrella Foundation which supports access to and instruction for children in the visual and performing arts. The Selfs’ split their time between homes in Ontario and British Columbia and vacation in two of Canada's most scenic locations: Georgian Bay and Haida Gwaii. Richard has been a Trustee of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection since 2007.