Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mark WhiteClass of 1987’s Mark White, an accomplished and experienced leader in the regulatory and financial sectors, is the first CEO of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). He is a seasoned expert in regulation, risk management, governance, law, finance, change management and process improvement.

Previously, White was the SVP and head of enterprise risk at the Bank of Montreal. In addition, he led BMO’s capital adequacy and analysis and capital management functions. Prior to BMO, White was assistant superintendent and head of regulation sector, and part of the executive leadership team, at Canada’s bank and insurance regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI).

Upon completion of business and law school, and after gaining experience in accountancy, White began his career at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin in 1987 as a business law lawyer, with a practice primarily focused on financial services.

With “a passion for innovation and focused execution and an aptitude for understanding and meeting the needs of diverse stakeholders…White is uniquely positioned to drive the modernization and transformation of financial services regulation in Ontario,” said the announcement on the FSRA website.

Read the full announcement here

Read his biography here.