Board of Directors, Nature Conservancy of Canada
Mike Pederson is Chair of the Board of BDC, and serves on the boards of CGI, SNC Lavalin, and the Nature Conservancy of Canada, where he is Vice-Chair. He also serves on the Advisory Committee of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, as well as the Global Risk Institute’s Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee. Mike also co-chairs the Personal Philanthropy Project, an initiative to encourage charitable giving.
Until 2017, Mike was president and CEO of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, a top 10 bank in the United States. He held senior leadership roles in financial services around the world for over three decades, and is a former Chair of the Canadian Bankers Association.
He has a long and ongoing involvement with charitable organizations focused on the environment and social services.
Mike graduated from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor of commerce degree and from the University of Toronto with a master of industrial relations degree.