Edwin D. Cass
Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Real Assets - 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
President and CEO, Melancthon Capital
Mike is a member of various boards including:
• Member of the Board of Directors of TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture
• Member of the advisory board of Riipen Networks Inc.
• Member of the Board of Directors of the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation
• Member of the Board of Capitalize for Kids
• Member of the Business Strategy Committee for the Global Risk Institute
• Member of the Advisory Board of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University
• Member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Social Impact at Queen’s University and the Master of Management Analytics Program at Queen’s University.
Mike is a former Group Head and CEO, Global Banking and Markets for Scotiabank. Mike holds a B Comm degree from St. Mary's University, a PhD in Finance and Operations Research from Queen’s University and an honorary Doctorate from St. Mary’s University.
Executive Vice President, Banking Centres - CIBC
Prior to that 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
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.
Chief Risk Officer - ScotiaBank
Daniel is a member of the Bank’s operating committee, senior risk policy, asset liability committee, market risk, and credit committees. Daniel joined Scotiabank in 1997 and has held progressively senior roles in Toronto, Europe and Asia. Prior to becoming Chief Market Risk Officer in 2016, Daniel ran the Global Banking and Markets business in Asia-Pacific. He brings a strong focus in developing risk management strategies that align with the Bank's risk tolerance, business objectives and customer focus.
Daniel holds a D. Phil. in Theoretical Physics from Oxford University and a B.Sc. from Queen’s University.