Mollie O’Neill

Mollie earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology and Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Mollie is a member of the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRI), and is a member of the Canadian Society for Association Executives (CSAE). She is listed in the Women in the Lead directory of Canadian women executives, served on the Advisory Committee of the Canadian Council of Learning and the Board of Governors of Seneca College and the Community College Governors' strategic planning committee. She was a member of the Advisory Committee for the Accounting and Payroll Program at Seneca College. She is a participant in the Mathematics Education Forum at the Field's Institute for Research in Mathematics and in the UNESCO forum for Open Education Resources (OER).

She has contributed to the design and development of courses in Corporate Financial Management, Personal Financial Planning, Investments, Economics, Sociology, Payroll Management, Privacy Laws, Anti-Money Laundering, Debit Card Compliance, and Wealth Management. Her responsibilities at Brigus Group include project management of new product development and advising associations on the design of effective educational programs.

 
Knut Larsen

Knut earned a graduate degree in Economics (cand.oecon.degree) and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Statistics (exam.oecon. degree) from the University of Oslo, Norway. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). He holds a Diploma in Marketing and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education. Prior to joining the Brigus Group, Knut was Director, Academic Affairs at the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) and The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning (CIFP). In this position, he was responsible for the academic content of all IFIC and CIFP courses and worked on several financial planning certification and proficiency committees.

His academic career includes teaching economics and statistics at the University of Tromso (Norway), Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Toronto. He has been a visiting lecturer in financial economics in Chengdu, People's Republic of China, and has lectured and given seminars on financial markets to Canadian bankers and accountants. Knut's written academic work ranges from topics on Financial Economics and Investment Strategies to issues related to Employment and Political Management.

Knut is former President of the Norwegian Club in Toronto.