Loretta Marcoccia

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Loretta Marcoccia was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), Global Banking and Markets in November 2018.  In this role, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Global Banking and Markets, developing and implementing strategy and priority initiatives as well as global wholesale operations, regulatory initiatives, global analytics and financial engineering.

Loretta first joined Scotiabank in 2015 as Managing Director and COO for Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) before taking on the expanded role of Managing Director and COO of Global Capital Markets.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Loretta worked at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch where she held increasingly senior roles and, ultimately served as Managing Director and COO. She has 30+ years financial services experience and has led several large-scale global business and regulatory initiatives.

Loretta graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a Specialist in Administration. She is a member of Scotiabank’s Inclusion Council, the Executive Champion of Global Banking and Markets’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Executive Sponsor of The Scotiabank Women Initiative for Global Banking and Markets.  She was a member of the inaugural Board of Directors for Women in Capital Markets.

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Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Laura Curtis Ferrera, a chartered marketer, currently holds the position of SVP and Chief Marketing Officer. Since joining Scotiabank in February 2015, Laura has had an integral role in strategic marketing of the brands within her portfolio domestically and abroad, including the launch of Scotia Wealth Management. 

Within the Global Business Banking portfolio, she has been working to create a consistent client promise and brand experience across all business banking units including notably the launch of the Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Laura’s prospecting strategies helped Macquarie Private Wealth double their national network of advisors and she developed a comprehensive suite of marketing support resources and services to assist those advisors to serve clients and build revenues. Laura’s boutique marketing team won top ranking for advisor support among all national independent investment firms in Canada in the Investment Executive Brokerage Report Card in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and again in 2014. 

Laura’s marketing interests extend beyond her role at Scotiabank. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian not-for-profit Children’s Aid Foundation and currently a member of the Duke of Edinburgh Board of Governors in Canada.

Pruyn Haskins

Managing Director and Head, Global Equities

Pruyn's responsibilities focus on global equity, which includes Scotiabank’s global presence in institutional equity sales and trading, equity derivatives, prime services and equity research. Since joining Scotiabank in 1998, Pruyn has held progressively senior roles within the capital markets business. He currently chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee within Global Banking and Markets and has previously served as a Director of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

Pruyn is currently a board member of the Investment Industry Association of Canada and the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, as well as a member of the SickKids Campaign Cabinet.

He holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a CFA Charterholder.

Janet Segeren-Lopes

Vice President, Human Resources, Global Banking and Markets

Janet was appointed Vice President, Human Resources Business Partner for Global Banking and Markets in April 2019.  In this role, Janet is accountable for supporting the execution of People related priorities in service of the business strategy within all geographies (Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific and the U.S), and all areas (Corporate & Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Global Business Payments, Operations and Corporate Functions.)

A seasoned HR Executive and Scotiabanker, Janet has held a number of roles within HR including Talent Management, Leadership, and most recently was VP, HR Business Partner for Scotiabank’s International Banking and Digital Banking businesses.

Previous to this, Janet spent time covering Marketing, Strategy and Communications portfolios within Scotiabank’s Wealth Management and International Banking businesses.

Janet holds a Masters of Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, and has completed a certificate in Strategic Human Resources Planning at the University of Michigan -Stephen M. Ross School of Business.  She has also participated in Scotiabank’s iLead Executive Program at Duke University.

Janet lives in Toronto, and is married with one daughter.  

Chris Manning

Senior Vice President, Global Business Payments

As Senior Vice President, Global Business Payments, Chris is responsible for Scotiabank’s global payments vision and strategy, including the oversight of wholesale deposits and cash management service and sales, trade finance and correspondent banking for business banking customers.

Chris joined Scotiabank in 2007 at Roynat Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank, and has held progressively senior roles across International Corporate & Commercial Banking, Canadian Commercial Banking and Global Risk Management.  Most recently, as Senior Vice President, Canadian Retail and Small Business Risk and Chief Risk Officer, Tangerine, Chris led portfolio risk strategies and adjudication operations for the Bank’s Canadian consumer businesses. 

Chris holds an MBA from Queen’s School of Business and in 2017 participated in the Institute of International Finance’s Future Leaders program.

Adam Sinclair

Co-Head, Global Investment Banking and Canadian Corporate Banking

As Co-Head, Global Investment Banking and Canadian Corporate Banking at Scotiabank, Adam is responsible for Global Investment Banking across all industry groups, Canadian Corporate Banking, Merger and Acquisition activities and Equity Capital Markets. He also oversees the Bank’s investment banking practices in Canada, the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Adam has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, debt, equity and M&A (New York, San Francisco and Toronto). He has advised on over $20 billion of M&A transactions and has helped his clients raise over $100 billion (debt and equity). Adam is a member of a number of committees, including equity liability, new names, and diversity & inclusion. He is also a Board member of the NHL Coaches Association.     

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Adam spent over 11 years at Barclays where he was most recently Head of the North American Depositories group and Head of Canadian FIG. Prior to Barclays, he spent eight years at Citibank in New York, San Francisco and Toronto.

Adam completed his Honours BA at Dalhousie University and his MBA (Finance) at McMaster University. Adam and his wife Allison are the proud parents of three children.

Paul Scurfield

Managing Director and Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities 

In his role as Managing Director and Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, Paul has global management responsibilities for Trading, Sales & Debt Capital Markets. He was appointed to this position in May 2021.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Paul spent nearly 20 years at a Global Investment Bank in both Toronto and New York.  In that time, he held a variety of leadership positions across Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange & Equities.  He sat on both the Equity and Fixed Income Management Committees.

Paul completed his HBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business which included a stint at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

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The Scotiabank Women Initiative

Helping women pursue their best professional futures and supporting organizations that stand behind an inclusion agenda.

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Empowering women by advancing equality.

Across Scotiabank, we are focused on empowering women by advancing equality. Learn how we provide support for Canada’s women-owned, women-led businesses as part of The Scotiabank Women Initiative TM umbrella.

For Global Banking and Markets, The Scotiabank Women Initiative is designed to drive positive change. From senior executives to emerging leaders, we are proud to support women clients and those who stand behind an inclusion agenda. The program is bespoke, and it is focused on helping women pursue their best professional futures through exclusive access to three pillars: Advisory, Education and Innovation.

The Global Banking and Markets program: Three pillars

This premier program is content-driven and taps into Scotiabank’s broad resources and deep expertise. 

Advisory

We focus on supporting women on their path to board participation, helping both new and seasoned women board members elevate their effectiveness, and assisting corporate clients who are seeking increased diversity on their boards. 

Education

We provide relevant resources and forums to help empower and build subject matter expertise. Our focus is sharing knowledge through our LEAP series and providing training which is specific to the industry – addressing common concerns, opportunities and trends that impact our clients’ businesses. 

Innovation

We collaborate with our clients to generate ideas and develop innovative strategies and products that help advance socially responsible initiatives. We recognize our role and the opportunity to help drive the evolution and enhancement of industry best practices. 

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Meet our executive team behind the movement

Loretta Marcoccia

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Laura Curtis Ferrera, см

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Pruyn Haskins

Managing Director and Head, Global Equities

Chris Manning

Senior Vice President, Global Business Payments

Janet Segeren-Lopes

Vice President, Human Resources, Global Banking and Markets

Adam Sinclair

Co-Head, Global Investment Banking and Canadian Corporate Banking

Paul Scurfield

Managing Director and Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities 

Learn more about The Scotiabank Women Initiative for GBM or to register for our LEAP Series events.