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The Global Risk Institute Appoints Carmen Rossiter as Managing Director, Education

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015


TORONTO – The Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carmen Rossiter to the role of Managing Director, Education.

In this role, Ms. Rossiter will provide leadership and strategic direction to identify emerging needs in risk knowledge and further develop GRI’s educational programs for member organizations. This includes initiatives such as GRI’s support for post-graduate programs with Queen’s University and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Ms. Rossiter also holds the position of Program Director for the Centre for Governance, Risk Management and Control Excellence at the Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University. She founded and developed the Centre and oversees the Masters Certificate in Risk Management & Business Performance.

GRI’s President and CEO, Richard Nesbitt, said: “We’re delighted to have Carmen onboard – she understands risk to the core. Her experience as an education leader and as senior risk management practitioner will enhance GRI’s education programs and help us take our initiatives to the next level.”

In previous roles, Ms. Rossiter was a Partner, Global Risk Management Solutions, at PwC and the founding Managing Director of Protiviti Canada. Her experience also includes controllership and planning positions with Crown Life Insurance, Royal Trust (now Royal Bank) and CIBC. She serves on the boards of the North York General Hospital, Government of Canada Citizenship and Immigration, and the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Ontario.

ABOUT THE GLOBAL RISK INSTITUTE IN FINANCIAL SERVICES (GRI):The Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI) is a leading provider of applied, integrative research and education programs. GRI was founded as a not-for-profit institute by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, TD Group and Manulife in 2011, and currently has 29 member institutions from the financial services sector across Canada. GRI enables financial institutions, policy-makers and regulators to better manage the balance between risk and opportunity by delivering applied research and education programs that build risk capacity and stimulate evidence-based debate for its members and the wider global financial community.