Senior Vice-President, Investor Relations, Scotiabank
Philip Smith is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations for Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets division. He is responsible for the oversight and leadership of all aspects of GBM’s Operations groups and the Finance function. He plays a central role in influencing strategy and shaping the financial direction of the division. Prior to this appointment, Philip held the role of Deputy Head of Global Investment Banking, where he was responsible for the equity capital markets and investment banking activities of Scotiabank, including the coordination of advisory activities.
Philip also held a variety of positions within Global Banking and Markets in the Wealth Management, Equity Capital Markets, and Investment Banking areas. Philip holds an MBA in Analytic Finance from the University of Chicago and a BA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University.