She is an experienced corporate director and a former banking executive with expertise in global capital markets, risk management, governance, and business transformation. She currently serves on the boards of QuadReal Property Group, ICICI Bank Canada, Farm Credit Canada, and Canadian Investor Protection Fund. She previously served on boards of Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and Scotia Commodities Inc. She is a frequent speaker on topics relating to risk management, ESG, and risk governance at industry events.
Until 2019, she was a senior executive at Scotiabank. In the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, she was appointed Senior Vice President – Trade Floor Risk Management and strengthened the governance and market risk oversight of Global Capital Markets businesses across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. As Senior Vice President – Corporate Credit, she had responsibility for a USD 300 billion credit portfolio across multiple industry sectors and countries and was involved in several M&A transactions globally. As Senior Vice President – Compliance Transformation, she led an enterprise-wide program spanning four business lines and 30 countries to support the bank’s digital transformation. She was a member of key executive committees.
Prior to joining Scotiabank, she held senior treasury and trading roles with American Express Bank and ING Bank.
She holds ICD.D and has completed Advanced Management Program (AMP) from the Wharton Business School, Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University.
She was awarded Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR) designations by the Global Association of Risk Professionals.