Brian Porter served as Scotiabank’s Chief Executive Officer from November 1, 2013 to January 31, 2023.
Mr. Porter is Chair of the University Health Network (UHN) Board of Trustees and Chair of the Board of Governors of Huron University College at Western University. Mr. Porter previously served as Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Washington-based Institute of International Finance (IIF) as well as a Board Member of the Council of the Americas and The BlackNorth Initiative.
Mr. Porter earned a B.Comm. from Dalhousie University, and has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Dalhousie University (2008) and Ryerson University (2018). He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.