The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) aims to protect public interest, and safeguard public confidence and trust in financial services in Ontario, Canada. The Consumer Advisory Panel is an important part of delivering on this commitment. The Panel provides a consumer perspective on proposed FSRA policy changes and advises FSRA’s Consumer Office in serving as the voice of the consumer within FSRA.
Zahir Dharsee of Toronto has been appointed to Consumer Advisory Panel of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario.
The Panel provides input and helps to inform FSRA’s strategic approach and related activities, including consumer-based research, policy support and consumer outreach. It helps ensure that the perspectives of consumers (including pension beneficiaries, credit union members and the general public) inform our direction and decisions, a key priority for FSRA.
Mr. Dharsee was a Manager in the Supervision and Regulation Group with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) Canada. He has over 30 years of extensive knowledge and experience in supervision and conducting risk based examinations of various financial institutions regulated by OSFI.
He started his career in the Federal Public Service with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. He has a BA (Economics and History) from York University, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from the University of Windsor. He is a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in history at York University.
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