Richard Dowling is the COO and CFO of Ridge Canada Cyber Solutions Inc. He is a Canadian Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry while working for P&C and Life insurance companies, MGA/wholesalers and retail insurance brokers. For 15 years, he was the CFO of Jones Brown Inc. and Simmlands Insurance Brokers, its wholly owned MGA platform. During that time, he was instrumental in their becoming a highly profitable company with a national presence through a combination of acquisitions, organic growth and business restructuring until its sale in 2015. Mr. Dowling holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.