Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Brian Barr


Brian has extensive knowledge of various insurance industries, corporate governance best practices and capital markets. Brian is a former Director of Aviva Canada and previously held the role of Chairman at Norwich Union before its acquisition by Aviva. Brian was also the former Chairman of Haley Industries and Acadia University.

David Alexander Wiley


David has over 20 years’ experience in finance, insurance, capital markets and mining. Before founding KEWA in 2014, David was the founder and CEO of Phoenix Coal and later the CEO of Nighthawk Gold, taking both companies from concept to trading publicly. David was a Founding Partner of Raven Hill Partners, and a former Partner of MHI Energy Partners, an energy and mining private equity firm. In addition to his work with KEWA Financial and its subsidiaries, David serves as a Director of INI Power Systems.

David Folkes


David has a broad and varied background in the insurance industry including, but not limited to: brokering, underwriting, program development and claims support. David co-founded and served as President of the Folkes Insurance Agency which focused on retail insurance services to niche industries.

James (Jim) Falle


James has over 25 years’ experience as a CFO in the Canadian banking life insurance, asset management and P&C insurance industries. He has been recognized for results achieved in driving business performance, reengineering and mergers and acquisitions. In addition to finance, James also possesses significant corporate governance and risk management expertise.