Garnet is a chartered accountant with an MBA from McMaster University. He was a manager with Coopers & Lybrand (Toronto) in their financial services practice before commencing a group benefits and pension consulting practice of his own. His clients have included a wide variety of Canadian market leaders in such industries as specialty financial services, food production, office equipment and food service equipment. Although most are privately owned and controlled, Garnet also works with publicly listed companies.
Besides group benefits and pensions, Garnet practices in the individual retirement and life insurance field.