Global Risk

Global Risk Institute is a preeminent source of ideas on the management of emerging risks and trends for financial services organizations

Current Members

Our members are financial institutions, governments and regulators from across Canada and the world


Employees of these organizations working in the areas of risk management have access to our research material and can enrol in our educational programs. As members, they can download featured articles, attend our seminars and participate in panel discussions; providing an opportunity to gain insight into the latest fintech innovations, regulatory matters and risk management reviews.

The GRI was founded in 2011 as a result of an idea conceived by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Jim Flaherty, former Canadian Minister of Finance. There were sixteen founding financial institutions, with the Governments of Canada, Ontario, TD Group and Manulife acting as the core architects.

Interested in becoming a member? Inquiries about annual payments and fee structures can be directed to:


  • Government of Canada
  • Province of Ontario
  • BMO Financial Group
  • CIBC
  • Manulife Financial
  • National Bank of Canada
  • RBC
  • Scotiabank
  • TD Bank Group
  • AIG Financial
  • AIMCo
  • Business Development Bank of Canada
  • Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank
  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • CDPQ
  • CPP Investments
  • Desjardins
  • Equitable Bank
  • 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
  • Laurentian Bank
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • Munich Re Canada
  • Ontario Pension Board
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • OP Trust
  • Payments Canada
  • PC Bank
  • Power Financial Corporation
    • Canada Life
    • Investors Group
    • Mackenzie Investments
  • PSP Investments
  • Sagicor
  • Sun Life Financial
  • University Pension Plan
  • Wyth Financial