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Financial Services Advisory Board

Strengthening ties with global finance

The Rotman School Financial Services Advisory Board helps the school build and sustain profile and recruitment at leading financial services companies. Its founding Chair, Richard Nesbitt, is a Rotman MBA graduate from 1985.


Board Members:

  • Simon Akit, Managing Director, Institutional Equities, Canaccord Genuity
  • Alain Bergeron, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Team Lead Mackenzie Asset Allocation Team
  • Andrew Branion, Executive Vice President & Group Treasurer, Scotiabank
  • Krati Chhajer, Director in Corporate Banking, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Niki Da Silva, Managing Director, Full-Time MBA, Rotman School of Management
  • Amrit Dhillon, JD/MBA Candidate 2017, Rotman Finance Association President
  • Gordon Dunning, President and CEO, Assuris
  • Bob Ewan, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, National Bank Financial Wealth Management
  • Linda Ezergailis, Vice President and Director, TD Securities Inc.
  • Tamara Finch, Director, Portfolio Management, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • David Goldreich, Academic Director, Rotman Commerce
  • John R Hastings, Citi Country Officer, Chairman & CEO, Citibank Canada
  • John Hull, Maple Financial Group Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management, Professor of Finance and Co-Director, Master of Finance Program, Rotman School of Management
  • Norman Jackson, Senior Portfolio Manager, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • David A. Jones, Vice President Business Development, Sun Life Financial
  • Rosemary Li-Houpt, Managing Director, Head of Talent Acquisition, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Lili Litwin, Executive Director, Advancement, Rotman School of Management
  • Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management
  • Rachel N. Megitt, Director, Global Initiatives Group, RBC Capital Markets
  • Richard W. Nesbitt, Former Chief Operating Officer, CIBC World Markets Inc., currently an Adjunct Professor at the Rotman School of Management
  • Leanne Pollard, Managing Director, Morning/Evening MBA, MFin, Executive MBA programs, MFRM & G.Dip.P.A., Rotman School of Management
  • Robert Veloso, Vice President, Investor Relations, Manulife Financial
  • Ashley Warburton, Rotman Master of Finance Program Student Representative, Rotman School of Management
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