Bob graduated from University of Western Ontario in 1978 with a Bachelor of Laws. After articling and being called to the Ontario Bar in 1980, he joined Scotiabank in the International Department. During the following years with Scotiabank, Bob has taken on increasing responsibilities, and since mid-1980, has worked exclusively in the Corporate Banking area.
He has had direct responsibility for various industry groups and is now Managing Director and Global Head, Diversified Industries and Mining.
Bob is currently on the Bank’s Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee, Reputational Risk Committee and Senior Credit Committee and Global Banking and Markets’ Senior Management Committee. In addition, he has been a member of various project-related committees during his career.