What is Toronto Finance International?

Toronto Finance International is a public-private partnership between Canada’s largest financial services institutions and the government. Our organization is the lead voice for the international promotion of the Toronto Financial Centre and the global prominence of our financial services sector.

TFI also acts as a hub for Toronto’s financial sector and works with our stakeholders on initiatives which drive the growth and competitiveness of the industry.

Our work spans from helping global financial services firms expand their operations in the Toronto Financial Centre, to working with the financial community, government and academia to foster a globally competitive sector which drives the economic growth of Canada.
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Leadership Council

TFI is guided by a Leadership Council comprised of senior political leaders and the CEOs of 15 of the leading Canadian financial services companies.

Charles Brindamour
Intact Financial Corporation
Kevin Strain
President & CEO
Sun Life Financial
Victor Dodig
President & CEO
John McKenzie
Chief Executive Officer
TMX Group
Hon. Doug Ford
Premier of Ontario
Hon. Chrystia Freeland
Minister of Finance
Roy Gori
President & CEO
Manulife Financial
John Graham
President & CEO
CPP Investment Board
Blake Hutcheson
President & CEO
Bharat Masrani
President & CEO
TD Bank Group
David McKay
President & CEO
Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy
Minister of Finance
Government of Ontario
Brian Porter
President & CEO
Jennifer Reynolds
President & CEO
Toronto Finance International
Jason Storah
President & CEO
Aviva Canada
Jo Taylor
President & CEO
John Tory
Mayor of Toronto
Darryl White
President & CEO
BMO Financial Group

Board of Directors

Christine Morris
SEVP Enterprise Transformation, Enablement and Customer Experience
TD Bank Group
Jeff Graham
Senior Vice President
SkyPower Global
Loui Anastasopoulos
President, Capital Formation, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange
TMX Group
Neil Bisset
Senior MD and Chief Information Officer
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Alanna Boyd
Senior Vice-President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Sun Life
Michael Kelly
Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer
OMERS Capital Markets
Karim Harji
CFO, Canada & Managing Director, Intact Ventures
Intact Financial Corporation
Kim Mason
Senior Vice President and Head, Private Banking Canada
RBC Wealth Management
Susan McCahan
Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education
University of Toronto
Adel Melek
Global Vice Chairman | Risk Advisory
Deloitte LLP
Tara Perkins
Managing Director, Head of Global Public Affairs
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Jean-Francois Perrault
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Douglas J. Porter, CFA
Chief Economist and Managing Director
BMO Financial Group
Stephen Redican
Partner, National Group Head, Specialized Business Law
Borden Ladner Gervais
Jennifer Reynolds
President & CEO
Toronto Finance International
Benjamin Tal
Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets
CIBC World Markets Inc.
Kevin Taylor
Vice President, Finance
Aviva Canada
Peter F. Wilkinson
Global Head, Regulatory & Public Affairs
Manulife Financial
Cheryl Blackman
Interim General Manager
City of Toronto

Our Team

TFI’s leadership team brings a broad scope of experience and expertise to execute on our mission to promote the Toronto Financial Centre’s global leadership role in financial services and to drive initiatives to grow Canada’s financial sector.

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Jennifer Reynolds  |  
President & CEO
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Suzanne Porcellato  |  
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Sashya D’Souza  |  
Senior Vice President, Talent Initiatives
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Charles Lammam  |  
Head of Government Affairs & Strategy
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Daniel Malik  |  
Vice President, Policy & Stakeholder Relations
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Sara Anderson  |  
Director, Strategic Alliances
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Karla Badger-Brown  |  
Director, ASPIRE
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Julie Bryski  |  
Senior Director, Talent Initiatives
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Lesley Fennelly  |  
Director, Marketing
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Stacey Gauer  |  
Office Manager and Executive Assistant
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Melanie Lazaris  |  
Director, Finance
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Alessya Paoletti  |  
Program Manager, ASPIRE
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Shashanna Saunderson  |  
Marketing Coordinator
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Current Members

Our members include a broad range of companies in the financial services ecosystem, industry associations, and academia. We bring stakeholders together to drive the Toronto Financial Centre’s thought leadership and collective initiatives which advance our mission to promote the Toronto Financial Centre’s global leadership role in financial services and to execute initiatives to grow Canada’s financial sector.

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Our Policies

The key policies that guide the TFI team.

TFI Whistleblower Policy
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TFI Code of Conduct
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