Andrew Richardson is the chief of compliance, corporate finance, at the B.C. Securities Commission. He leads the group that reviews serious cases of misleading disclosure and market abuses and, where warranted, takes compliance and enforcement action.
Richardson joined the BCSC in 1994 as a securities analyst. He later served in a number of management roles before completing a one-year assignment as the financial controller in the commission's Corporate Services Division. He then held the position of deputy director, corporate finance, for ten years.
Before joining the BCSC, Richardson, a chartered accountant, worked for six years at the public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche.