These homegrown financial leaders have found professional success at some of the world's biggest banking organizations
Born in Sudbury, Ont. and educated at Queens University, Jerry del Missier became chief operating officer at Barclays Capital in June. He resigned Tuesday amid an interest rate-rigging scandal at the British bank.
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Mark Carney, the current Bank of Canada governor, was appointed head of the Financial Stability Board, the G20’s banking regulatory body in November, 2011. Earlier this year, rumours swirled that Mr. Carney was being eyed for the top job at the Bank of England, though he denied the speculation.
A young Canadian making quite an impression overseas is Colin Fan. He joined Germany’s Deutsche Bank in 1998 and became a managing director at the age of 28. He is currently the head of global credit and head of emerging markets debt trading at the bank. In December, he was named one of Financial News’s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Investment Banking.
With a résumé that includes a law degree from Université de Sherbrook and posts as national security adviser to the Prime Minister and associate secretary to Cabinet, Marie-Lucie Morin is now an executive director at the World Bank. Her office represents Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean.
Born in Windsor, Ont., Malcolm Knight is now an adviser at Deutsche Bank where he previously served as vice-chairman. He served as senior deputy governor at the Bank of Canada from 1999-2003 and was at the International Monetary Fund before that.
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Canadian-born Ella Brown oversees about $5-billion in funds as head of fundamental equities at Australia’s AMP Capital.
Clara Furse, who was born in Canada, sits on the board of Asia-based global investment bank Nomura International Plc. Her prior posts include chief executive of the London Stock Exchange and roles at Credit Lyonnais Rouse and UBS.
Nova Scotia-born Robert Kelly was CEO of Bank of New York Mellon until he resigned in August, 2011. He previously worked at TD Bank and First Union.
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After seven years as chief executive at Barclays Capital, Canadian Matthew Barrett joined the board of directors at Goldman Sachs in 2009. In 1998, the Canadian government blocked a merger of Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Montreal, where he was chairman.