John Cossar

Director, Field Technology Services, Manulife Securities

John is accountable to provide technical direction and cybersecurity solutions in support of strategic initiatives for Manulife Securities, Independent Advisors. Manulife Securities is a network of more than 1,200 independent advisors across Canada—both IIROC and MFDA, who enjoy the independence and flexibility to provide impartial advice to their clients through a full-service, open architecture platform. John has over 25 years of experience in various technology fields, including the Government of Canada, the financial services industry and independent small to medium business.