Rod Campbell


Managing Partner

Rod Campbell has been a Managing Partner at VRG Capital since 2014.  Prior to joining VRG, Rod was President & CEO at a VRG-backed private investment dealer, Clarus Securities Inc.. Clarus is one of Canada's leading independent investment banks.  While Rod was leading the investment banking team, Clarus participated in transactions with a value in excess of $10 billion.

After his time at Clarus Rod led VRG’s Insurance portfolio as Director and CEO of Jones Brown Inc., a Canadian Insurance Broker with over $190m in annual premiums and Chairman of Apri Group Benefits, one of Canada's largest independent group benefits consulting firms. In 2019 Rod guided the sale of both Jones Brown and Apri Group Benefits to Arthur J. Gallagher, and Peoples Corp. respectively.  Rod is an effective finance professional with senior executive experience across multiple businesses including investment banking, technology, and resources. Early in his career, Rod spent a decade at CIBC, and has an MBA from the University of British Columbia.