Membership Based Organization
Global Risk Institute is a not-for-profit membership-based organization serving the global financial industry. Members have access to exclusive educational training programs and events that support the needs of risk managers, executives, and board directors. They benefit from unlimited access to GRI research data and the GRI content library.
Our members are financial institutions, governments and regulators from across Canada and the world.
how we serve our members
Understanding and serving our member needs is our top priority and includes:
- Balancing the need between risk and opportunity
- Assisting members in developing strategies for the management of emerging risks
- Engaging with members to provide cutting edge knowledge from globally experienced risk leaders
- Developing training alongside board and senior executives and sponsoring university programs that will educate new age risk leaders
- Demonstrating risk management commitment to governments, regulators, shareholders, and the public
We engage in dialogue
GRI offers a full and varied roster of events throughout the year including seminars, workshops and panel discussions, all of which call upon industry leaders and subject matter experts across various sectors.
Our members are invited to these events and engage with leading experts and influencers from the financial world who share their knowledge, experiences and insights.
We access fresh thinking
Our research team is tasked with identifying new and emerging innovation and best practices and to source content that helps our members better understand risk and opportunities facing the financial industry.
GRI members have exclusive access to participate in our research workshops and access research findings.
We build talent
As part of our mission to build the capacity of risk professionals, GRI members gain access to tailored educational programs and networking events.
We offer several programs to improve the skills of risk managers, from new university grads to C-Suite executives to board members.
Our members are financial institutions, governments and regulators from across Canada and the world. Current Members
Government of Canada
Province of Ontario
BMO Financial Group
National Bank of Canada
TD Bank Group
Business Development Bank of Canada
Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
Canada Infrastructure Bank
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Export Development Canada
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
Farm Credit Canada
Home Trust Company
Insurance Bureau of Canada
Independent Electricity System Operator
Investment Management Company of Ontario
Meridian Credit Union
Munich Re Canada
Ontario Pension Board
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Power Financial Corporation
Sun Life Financial
University Pension Plan
Vancity Credit Union