About Ryan Fraser
Ryan is a nationally known financial planning & philanthropy expert, with an extensive background as a leader, volunteer and founder of many charitable organizations. He specializes in working with individuals who wish to incorporate their personal value system into their financial planning experience.
He is past president of the Estate Planner Council of London, and a past chair of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) London Roundtable. He is also a faculty member for the new MFA-P™ (Master Financial Advisor – Philanthropy) program. His book, Driven By Purpose: 32 Remarkable Stories about Growing your Wealth and Leaving a Transformational Legacy is published by Milner and Associates.
Ryan was founding President of The Secrets of Radar Museum and has served extensively in leadership positions on boards and committees of numerous not-for-profit organizations.
Ryan’s extensive commitment to the not-for-profit sector has also been twice recognized by the Province of Ontario, which awarded him the Ontario Volunteer Service Award in both 2009 and 2015. He is a graduate of both the University of Michigan and the University of Western Ontario, where he was awarded the University Gold Medal.
Beyond his passion for philanthropy and finance, he is also an award-winning astrophotographer, who has been featured by Canada’s national astronomy magazine SkyNews, and also has had his timelapses of the Northern Lights featured across Canada on CTV News. Ryan’s wife Bridget and their three children, Brennan, Liam and Haydn are his inspiration for philanthropy and community service.
Ryan specializes in working with chronic savers who have a strong interest in philanthropy and community volunteering. His clients often prefer to remain “under the radar” in their giving, and may have a strong preference for Socially Responsible Investing. Ryan works with clients in the London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto and Ottawa areas.