Edwin D. Cass
Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Strategist - CPPIB
Prior to joining CPPIB, he was Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer for Fortress Investment Group’s Drawbridge Relative Value Fund where he was responsible for the development and execution of fixed income, currency, stock index and commodity trading strategies. With over 15 years of investment experience, Ed previously held senior positions at Deutsche Bank Canada and TD Securities.
Ed holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Theoretical Physics from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School.
J. Michael Durland
Former Group Head and Co-CEO, Global Banking and Markets - Scotiabank
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer - CIBC
Prior to his current role, Mr. Forbes was Executive Vice President of Brand, Corporate and Client Relationships. He has also held a series of progressive management positions since joining CIBC in 2001, including serving as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs.
Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Forbes was Vice President of Communications at Moore Corporation from 1997 to 2001. He also held management positions at Rogers Communications.
Richard Frank Goulding
Former Chief Risk Officer – Standard Chartered PLC
Chief Risk Officer – Scotiabank
Stephen joined Scotiabank in 1978 as part of a newly created Chairman's staff unit, and has held a variety of senior positions in the United States and Canada in both origination and credit adjudication in corporate lending. He was a Relationship Manager based in Chicago in the early 1980s, and headed up the Corporate Banking unit in Ontario in the 1990s. Since 1999, he has been in Global Risk Management; initially as Senior Vice President, Corporate Credit, and then as Senior Vice President & Head, Credit Risk, before his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer in October 2008.
Stephen has an engineering degree (BApSc) in geophysics from the University of Toronto and an MBA in finance from McMaster University. He has been a Director of non-profit organizations.
Partner – KPMG
Ozench is a mentor and sponsor for KPMG’s top talent in our Women in Line for Leadership program. Her community involvement includes service on the Board of Governors of York University as Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee; Business Strategy Advisory Committee - Global Risk Institute; Advisory Council - Women in Capital Markets and the Advisory Board of Schulich School of Business - Center of Excellence in Accounting and Society.