David Finnie

Chief Risk Officer

David Finnie joined Central 1 as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in September 2014. He acts as the management resource on the Board’s Risk Review and Investment and Loan Committee and is responsible for overseeing Central 1’s integrated risk management framework and the implementation of risk management procedures.

David is a recognized risk management expert with more than 20 years of industry experience leading large multinational organizations and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Central 1, David was Managing Director for the Global Risk Institute, where he was responsible for the organization’s mandate to advance risk education and professional development for practitioners, executives and Boards of Directors. He has also held several senior-level roles with financial institutions such as BMO Financial Group in Toronto and American Express in New York.

David has an MBA, with a specialization in Finance & Financial Accounting, from the Schulich School of Business at York University. He also has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.