Keith Thomson is a founder and Managing Director of Stonegate Private Counsel, a division of CI Private Counsel LP, which is a partnership that specializes in handling the affairs of high net worth families and businesses. He began his career in 1985 as a financial advisor with McLeod Young Weir and has been recognized by his peers. He has received the highly regarded Fellow of The Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®) designation. Keith holds his Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) with a specialized focus in philanthropy. He has had numerous articles featured in such publications as The Globe and Mail and CA Magazine, the latter being read monthly by over 90,000 Chartered Accountants.
Keith currently sits on the Board of Directors of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and recently served as the chair of The African Medical and Research Foundation of Canada for five years. He has acted in various leadership roles as a former board member of The Toronto Community Foundation. For over two decades funded his own family foundation supporting philanthropic initiatives both here in Canada and Africa. Every year, and at a minimum, ten percent of all business income is donated to a wide range of charitable organizations locally, nationally, and internationally.
Keith, his wife, Tanja, their daughter Kiera, and dog Haggis, reside in the Beach neighbourhood of Toronto.