Director, Legal Affairs & General Counsel
Charlene's primary role is to manage all local and international legal and regulatory mandates on behalf of Ardenton, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and provide direct oversight and assistance to Ardenton’s operations group.
Charlene's experience in securities regulatory law and as general counsel was acquired over the past 15 years. Her most recent role was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with a private equity investment platform and registered exempt market dealer.
Previously, Charlene worked with the Alberta Securities Commission in the role of Manager Legal, Market Regulation, as Chief Compliance Officer and Legal Counsel with a real estate investment focused exempt market dealer, and, for close to 8 years, as Enforcement Counsel with the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Charlene graduated from UBC Law School in 1991, and has been a Member of the Law Society of Alberta since 1992 and a Member of the Law Society of British Columbia since 2015.