Susan St. Amand is the Founder and President of Sirius Financial Services
in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She specializes in continuity planning for
families with wealth, including strategic risk management. Her strong
technical skills and expert knowledge of financial instruments and
governance make her uniquely skilled.
Susan's firm is built on trust and mutual respect between client and
professional advisor. She works with multi-generational families and their
team of advisors to integrate their values and successfully transfer
assets from one generation to the next. Susan's integrity, passion, 'big
picture' view, intense listening skills, comprehensive approach,
technical skills and knowledge position her at the top of her field.
In addition to her work within the insurance, estate, trust and financial
services fields, Susan is Chair of the Board for the Ottawa Community
Foundation, Past Chair of the Board of the Ottawa International Airport
Authority, co-Chair of the executive for the Institute of Corporate
Directors (ICD) Ottawa Chapter, Director for the Family Enterprise Xchange
National Board, member of IWF Ottawa Chapter, and one of twenty founders
of the Women for Mental Health campaign associated with the Royal Ottawa
Centre for Mental Health.
Susan served as a chair of the board for a small private steel company, is
a past chair of the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health, has served
as a director on over 20 boards. She currently acts as a professional
resource for multiple organizations. In 2010, she was a finalist for the
Business Women of the Year Award in the Professional series and has earned
multiple awards of recognition in her profession.