Rita Achrekar

Joined the Board in April 2018.

A global risk & compliance leader with over 25 years of trading and risk management experience. From 2000 to 2018, she held progressively senior positions in trading, internal audit, and risk management at Scotiabank. Prior to Scotiabank, she held senior roles with American Express Bank and ING Bank in Mumbai, India. 

She is a Certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager), has completed the Advanced Management Program at university of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School, holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Mumbai University’s Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, and a Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. 

Previous member of the IIROC Board of Directors from 2015 to 2018.

Member, Industry Risk Committee; Member, Governance, Nominating & Human Resources Committee.