Heading a team of more than 150 employees, Eric Stevenson oversees the distribution of financial products and services in Québec. As part of his functions, he develops and implements regulatory policies governing this important sector of Québec’s economy and ensures that industry participants have the necessary qualifications and rights to practise.
He is also responsible for supervising sector-based self-regulatory organizations, namely, the Chambre de la sécurité financière (financial security chamber) and the Chambre de l’assurance de dommages (damage insurance chamber), managing the examination of consumer complaints as well as administering the Fonds d’indemnisation des services financiers (Financial Services Compensation Fund) and the AMF Information Centre. Moreover, Mr. Stevenson is in charge of overseeing money-services businesses.
Since joining the AMF in 2006, Mr. Stevenson has successively held the positions of Manager, Regulations and Professional and Commercial Practices, Senior Director, Distribution Policies and Compensation and, since 2012, Superintendent, Client Services and Distribution Oversight.