SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Computershare (Canada)
SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Computershare (Canada)
SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Computershare (Canada)View LinkedIn Profile
Nathalie Clark is currently SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Computershare (Canada). Prior to this, she assumed the role of Vice President, HR, TD Securities and Risk Management in September 2017. She also served as the Chief Operating Officer at Capital One Bank. In that role, she was responsible for the overall delivery of legal services to the Canadian activities of the bank in addition to having responsibility for government relations. She also served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA). As part of the executive team, she acted as the lead legal advisor for the CBA and was responsible for coordinating the delivery of legal services for the Association. Ms. Clark also supervised the management of the Fraud & Security Division and the CBA's Quebec Office, and was responsible for the management of the CBA's Consumer Affairs Policy team.
She is also a Director on the Board of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.
Ms. Clark graduated from the University of Ottawa and the University of Toronto with, respectively, a Bachelors Degree in Civil and Common Law. She also obtained her Masters Degree in Health Law from Sherbrooke University. She is a member of both the Quebec and Ontario Bar.
I am incredibly honoured to Chair WCM's Board of Directors. As an advocate of equality, I have been committed to accelerating diversity in our industry throughout my professional career. In witnessing and being a part of the tremendous growth of WCM over the years, I am proud to Chair this Board.
As a national not-for-profit, with a 25 year history, WCM works to accelerate diversity in the financial industry. Harnessing the collective commitment of the major banks, pension plans and asset managers is a unique approach and one that is yielding true progress.
Our Board is a governance board with 11 Directors, each of whom bring great leadership and a firm commitment to gender equality. Together, we take great pride in championing a more diverse financial industry.
On behalf of the WCM Board, thank you for your support and commitment.
Mary Vitug was previously a Managing Director, Global Investment Banking, Real Estate at Scotiabank. Prior to that, she was a Managing Director in the Equity Capital Markets Group. Mary initially joined the Investment Banking team in 1997 and transferred to the Equity Capital Markets group in 1999. Mary has served as a member of Scotia Capital's Equity Liability Committee for more than 13 years.
Mary was responsible for client coverage and transaction origination, primarily for the Real Estate and Diversified Industries Groups. Mary brings knowledge and expertise in the areas of syndication, structuring, pricing and marketing to develop capital markets solutions for leading North American corporations seeking to access Canadian markets. Mary has played a significant role in more than $55 billion of IPO, equity, preferred shares and convertible debenture transactions for which Scotiabank acted as Lead Manager. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Mary spent five years with KPMG, originally in the Audit practice and later with the Corporate Finance Group.
In addition to her role on the WCM Board of Directors, Mary also serves on the Board's Finance and Audit Committee. Mary has supported WCM since 2009, acting as a speaker at a number of events, including the WCM Analyst Session (2009), WCM Mentor Luncheon (2009), WCM University Connections (2010) and the WCM Return to Bay Street Conference (2013). Mary has been a mentor in WCM's Mentoring Program since 2011.
Mary is a Chartered Accountant and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Group Head, BMO Wealth Management
Group Head, BMO Wealth Management
Deland Kamanga is Group Head of BMO Wealth Management, leading the strategic direction of five business units: Private Wealth Canada, U.S. Wealth Management, BMO Global Asset Management, BMO InvestorLine and BMO Insurance. Together these businesses provide solutions to retail and institutional clients.
Deland has more than 30 years of banking experience, most recently as Head, Global Markets within BMO Capital Markets providing markets-based solutions to BMO’s corporate, institutional and government clients. Previously, as Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, Deland oversaw origination, sales and trading of cash and derivatives products.
Deland is a member of BMO’s Executive Committee and also serves on the board of directors for BMO InvestorLine, BMO Nesbitt Burns Holdings Corporation and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
Deland is a proud champion of diversity and received the 2021 Catalyst Champion Award for his trailblazing work accelerating progress for all women through workplace inclusion. He serves on the BMO Leadership Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is the founding Executive Sponsor of BMO Black Professionals Network Canada.
Deland joined the board of WCM in 2018 and serves as a member of the SickKids Board of Trustees in Toronto and as Director at the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
Deland holds a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Managing Director and Head, Financials and Public Sector, Corporate Banking, CIBC Capital Markets
Managing Director and Head, Financials and Public Sector, Corporate Banking, CIBC Capital MarketsView LinkedIn Profile
Sheryl is MD & Head, Financials & Public Sector, Corporate Banking, with over 30 years of capital markets experience. Sheryl leads client coverage, loan origination, structuring and deal execution activities for CIBC’s government and institutional clients in Canada including pension funds, asset managers, insurers and finance companies. As well, Sheryl leads teams in Toronto, New York, London and Hong Kong which manage the trading credit relationships of global financial institutions including global banks and sovereign wealth funds.
Sheryl is a member of CIBC's Global Leadership Team, the Corporate Banking Underwriting Committee, and the Country Rating Committee. She is a former advisor to the Capital Markets Inclusion & Diversity Committee.
Sheryl has been on the Board of WCM since 2012, currently serving as Past Chair. Sheryl has served in other WCM board officer roles including Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, and Corporate Secretary and Chair of the Governance Committee.
Sheryl holds an MBA from Ivey School of Business and the ICD.D designation granted by the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management.
Managing Director and Global Head, Financial Solutions, CIBC Capital Markets
Managing Director and Global Head, Financial Solutions, CIBC Capital MarketsView LinkedIn Profile
Brad Black is Managing Director and Global Head, Financial Solutions Group (FSG) with CIBC Capital Markets. FSG is a global cross-asset sales team that provides Global Markets products and services to institutional clients comprised of Asset Managers, Pension Plans, Life Insurance Companies, Hedge Funds and Central Banks & Sovereign Wealth Funds. The scope of products and services include foreign exchange, fixed income, commodities, equity derivatives, financing and bespoke structured investment solutions including QIS and custom indices. Over his 17-year career, he has worked in all key areas of Capital Markets bringing a broad perspective to clients including Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Structuring.
Mr. Black joined CIBC’s Managing Director Selection Committee in 2018 and has been part of CIBC’s Global Leadership Team since 2015. From 2016 to 2018, he was a member of CIBC’s Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Council, where he worked to establish sustainable gender balance across the firm. He is a member of the Capitalize 4 Kids Leadership Council, 3to6 Foundation Board of Directors (a MLSE Foundation charity), United Way Major Individual Giving Cabinet and served many years as Capital Markets Chair of CIBC Miracle Day.
Mr. Black graduated from McMaster University (Hons B. Comm) and started his career with CIBC in 2001. He is a proud husband and blessed father of two wonderful daughters.
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources and Global Communications Officer, PSP Investments
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources and Global Communications Officer, PSP InvestmentsView LinkedIn Profile
Giulia is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at PSP Investments. Prior she held the positions of President and Senior Consultant at Loc-Global Executive Consulting Inc, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Health, Safety, Security at Bombardier Recreational Products and she spent 20 years with Rio Tinto (previously Alcan Inc.) where she held various senior positions within Human Resources Management, Talent Management & Organizational Development, Leadership & People Development and Environment, Health & Safety.
Currently, Giulia is a member of the McGill-HEC EMBA Advisory Board and a member of the Montreal Centraide Board of Directors. She obtained a Masters of Business Administration from McGill University & HEC Montréal, an undergraduate degree in Economics and Industrial Relations from McGill University and a Graduate Certificate in HR Management from McGill University.
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Jeannie Collins-Ardern has enjoyed more than 30 years of success in North American capital markets and has had global markets exposure. She started her career at the Bank of Canada and, after 10 years, moved to BMO Nesbitt Burns, and then later to Manulife Financial. Most recently, she was the Director, Exam Development at CFA Institute, responsible for the production and management of the Level III Exam. Over her career, she has traded and managed portfolios of fixed income securities and foreign exchange, and has led trading desks, analytics teams, risk management teams, and global asset allocation teams. As well as having deep front-office experience, she is an expert in back- and middle-office functions and settlements. Ms. Collins-Ardern is also an accomplished public speaker.
Following her most recent capital markets role, Jeannie has been concentrating on Board-level engagements on a full-time basis. Her areas of expertise include Investments, Governance and Enterprise Risk Oversight. She often takes leadership roles on the Board and Board committees on which she participates, and is always looking for new opportunities to learn and grow. Jeannie currently sits on three Boards and is a member of three Board committees of additional organizations. Her experience includes service on for-profit and not-for-profit Boards.
Jeannie holds an HBA degree in Economics from Brock University, and a Master of Arts (Economics) degree from the University of Toronto. She also holds three professional designations: ICD.D (Professional Director), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), and FRM (Financial Risk Manager). She has passed the Canadian Partners, Directors & Officers' Exam and completed several governance- and risk-related courses for Board Directors through the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and the deGroote School of Business, McMaster University. In 2016, Jeannie was a "Diversity 50" Board candidate, as compiled by the Canadian Board Diversity Council.
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, TD Securities and Senior Vice President, TD Bank Group
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, TD Securities and Senior Vice President, TD Bank GroupView LinkedIn Profile
As Chief Financial Officer for TD Securities, Malcolm Lang is responsible for overseeing and leading the Finance Department of TD Securities. In this role, Malcolm is responsible for providing in-depth performance analysis as well as value-added financial advice to help drive the TD Securities strategy. He is also a member of the TD Securities Supervisory Committee.
Malcolm joined TD Bank in 2002. Prior to becoming CFO for TD Securities, Malcolm was Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, TD Securities USA and between 2010 and 2013, he was Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, TD Securities, Europe based in London. Prior to that, Malcolm held positions in Finance and Treasury and Balance Sheet Management.
Malcolm is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. He has also completed the Wharton/RMA Advanced Risk Management Program and the Rotman Integrative Thinking program. As a supporter of giving back to the communities in which he works and lives, Malcolm is also active in TD Securities' diversity initiatives and helped launch the TD Securities Underwriting Hope Campaign & Auction in London and New York.
Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Access, RBC Capital Markets
Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Access, RBC Capital MarketsView LinkedIn Profile
Joanne O’Hea is Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Access at RBC Capital Markets. She was previously a Director of Global Equity Trading at RBC Capital Markets, where she was responsible for the sales and trading of equity securities for institutional and corporate clients, management of normal course issuer bids, at-the-market transactions and partnering with Sales, Trading, Research and Investment Banking in building deeper corporate relationships.
Since joining RBC Capital markets in 2007, Joanne has made significant contributions to the firm’s success and workplace culture. She is one of the founding members of RBC Capital Markets’ RWomen, a globally expanding internal forum dedicated to fostering female development and career aspiration, and is a member of RBC’s Canadian Diversity Leadership Council, playing an important role in driving diversity initiatives across the firm.
Joanne has been recognized by Women in Capital Markets receiving the 2011 Rising Star Award, 2016 Executive Coaching Award and 2017 Champion of Change, highlighting leaders in the capital markets industry.
She has served as Director on multiple not-for-profit boards and is currently a member of the SickKids Innovators Advisory Council and Co-Chair of Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation’s annual Well Dressed for Spring fundraiser.
Joanne is married and a proud mother of three young children.