R. Ian Niven


Ian is an HLG Advisor and currently the President at R. Ian Niven Consulting, Ian has earned a distinguished reputation for the past three decades for being creative, passionate, and for establishing lasting relationships built on trust.

Horizon Leader Group leverages Ian’s wide range of specialties including executive coaching, and strategic planning to build and grow its’ businesses.

Ian is the former Chairman, President & CEO of the investment management arm of BMO Harris Private Banking, His vast knowledge and experiences in Wealth Management, Investment, Philanthropic and Succession Planning are invaluable to HLG as it builds strategic partnerships within the banking, financial sector, all part of a strategy to add-value to all those who are professional athlete stakeholders and influencers.

A passionate sports fan, and a hockey goaltender, who is on the ice three times a week, Ian has served on many charitable boards over the years, and is currently the Treasurer and a Board Member of the George Bell Hockey Association.