Andy Poon - Manager, Investor and Industry Education
Communications & Education
Andy manages the BC Securities Commission’s community relations program. His role is to identify, develop, market and implement opportunities for community-level programming that promote awareness of the BCSC and its investor education programs. To do so, he works with leaders, stakeholders and organizations in various communities – in particular, those in ethnic communities and enforcement agencies such as the RCMP and municipal police services.
A former journalist, he has reported for a number of news organizations across Canada including Dow Jones Financial News in Toronto, The Globe and Mail, and The Vancouver Sun. His career in communications and public relations started as a public affairs officer for UBC in 1999. Andy joined the BCSC as a media relations officer in April 2001.
Andy has a Bachelor of Science and MBA from Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S. and a Masters degree in journalism from University of Western Ontario.