Leadership Commitment

A culture of inclusion is the heart of our global community of Scotiabankers

Inclusion Council

Barbara Mason
Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer

Scotiabank’s Inclusion Council sets the strategy and tone from the top. Chaired by Barbara Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer, the Inclusion Council is made up of senior executives who are passionate about driving inclusion at the Bank. They demonstrate inclusivity through their thoughtful leadership and everyday actions.

The Council’s main objectives are to:

  • Monitor, promote and demonstrate a culture of inclusion and diversity of perspective for better business results.
  • Embed diversity and inclusion in strategic business initiatives.
  • Enhance leadership development that promotes open-mindedness and cross-cultural awareness.

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benefits of diversity.
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Council Members

Council Members
Barbara Mason Inclusion Council Chair
Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer
Brendan King Senior Vice President,
International Banking
Enid Pico Quinones Senior Vice President and Head,
Operations & Shared Services,
International Banking
John Doig Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Maria Theofilaktidis Executive Vice President,
Retail Distribution,
Canadian Banking
Marian Lawson Executive Vice President,
Global Financial Institutions & Transaction Banking
Mike Henry Executive Vice President,
Retail Payments,
Deposits & Unsecured Lending
Pruyn Haskins Co-Head, Global Capital Markets, Managing Director & Head,
EquityGlobal Banking and Markets
Shawn Rose Executive Vice President, Digital Banking